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Tag: Trade facilitation

Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference – Geneva: Resource page

Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference – Geneva: Resource page

13 Jun 22  News
WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12 WTO members successfully concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on 17 June, securing multila...
Changing port logistics in SADC

Changing port logistics in SADC

16 May 22  Blog
South Africa’s harbours are inefficient and unreliable. After a decade of neglect, government is finally implementing a plan to turn around the situation by attracting private se...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Feb 22  News
Country-related news TFR to release tender in April for take-or-pay access to container corridors (Engineering News) Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) will release a request for propos...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

17 Feb 22  News
Country-related news Trade conditions on an upward trend, Sacci survey shows (Engineering News) Trade conditions continued to improve in January after an uncertain second half of...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

27 Jan 22  News
Country-related news SARS Customs scales up digital transformation (SAnews) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs division will scale up digital transformation and inc...
Customs cooperation in facilitating intra-African trade

Customs cooperation in facilitating intra-African trade

20 Dec 21  Publications
The Evolving Role of Customs Administrations – from Goalkeeper to Trade Facilitator Customs administrations play a pivotal role in the advancement of international trade. The ef...
HS 2022: A look at the key changes and what needs to be done to adapt by 1 January 2022

HS 2022: A look at the key changes and what needs to be done to adapt by 1 January 2022

13 Dec 21  Blog
The International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System or simply the Harmonized System (HS) is used globally to achieve various objectives. These ob...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Nov 21  News
National SA companies scored deals worth millions at Intra-African Trade Fair-Rocha (The dtic) Most of the more than 80 government-supported South African companies which sh...
International Court rules on the Maritime Boundary between Kenya and Somalia

International Court rules on the Maritime Boundary between Kenya and Somalia

01 Nov 21  Blog
In 1829, the English adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh wrote: “For whosoever commands the sea commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the ri...
The benefits of trade facilitation measures: the Kazungula bridge project

The benefits of trade facilitation measures: the Kazungula bridge project

07 Sep 21  Blog
The Kazungula Bridge, located on Zambezi River where Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia borders interconnect, was identified as a significant connector on a strategic road netw...
Transforming African Trade Corridors for the Future: What Are the Key Priority Areas?

Transforming African Trade Corridors for the Future: What Are the Key Priority Areas?

24 Aug 21  Blog
Africa must prioritise the transformation of key trade corridors which connect the Regional Economic Communities (REC) if indeed the continent is to reap the full potential of the ...
Leveraging Technology to Improve Regulatory Compliance and Trade Efficiency: A Focus on Road Transport

Leveraging Technology to Improve Regulatory Compliance and Trade Efficiency: A Focus on Road Transport

24 Aug 21  Blog
Road transport is an important mode for Africa’s trade, carrying over 90% of intra-regional and regional trade (Afreximbank: 2019). This is likely to continue into the future in ...
Improving Customs Efficiency: What are the Gains and For Whom?

Improving Customs Efficiency: What are the Gains and For Whom?

24 Aug 21  Blog
It is imperative for Africa to transform its customs environment through fast-tracking implementation of interventions geared towards eliminating inefficiencies, if the continent i...
Improving Border Efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa: The Need to Look at ‘Beyond the Border’ Operations

Improving Border Efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa: The Need to Look at ‘Beyond the Border’ Operations

24 Aug 21  Blog
Border posts are one of the most important nodes whose performance has a significant bearing on corridor performance, efficiency of supply chains and trade competitiveness. In sub-...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

18 Aug 21  News
National South Africa wants to introduce a vaccine passport – but there’s a catch (BusinesTech) The Department of Tourism says that it wants to introduce a vaccine passport f...
Trade facilitation in Africa: Solutions and recommendations

Trade facilitation in Africa: Solutions and recommendations

30 Jul 21  Publications
Low intra-Africa and regional trade have historically been attributed to tariffs. However, recent evidence shows that non-tariff issues are the main reason for low intra-Africa and...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Jul 21  News
National Sars, Busa form economic operator stakeholder group to improve border management (Engineering News) The South African Revenue Service (Sars) and business advocacy organi...
Trade Facilitation and institutional arrangements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Trade Facilitation and institutional arrangements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

03 Jul 21  Blog
Various technical committees are established by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), to assist with the implementation of its Protocols and the respective Annexes...
The institutional architecture for implementation of the trade facilitation agenda under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

The institutional architecture for implementation of the trade facilitation agenda under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

03 Jul 21  Publications
The Protocols to the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) establish various technical committees to assist with the implementation of the Ag...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Jun 21  News
National Poultry and Automotive Masterplan to Achieve Necessary Reform Parliament Hears (the dtic) Government is implementing necessary reforms to transform and revive the poultr...

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