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Tag: Trade facilitation

Trade Policy Review: East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

Trade Policy Review: East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

21 Mar 19  News
The third joint Trade Policy Review of the East African Community (EAC) takes place on 20 and 22 March, 2019 to provide clarification from the EAC members on its trade policies and...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Mar 19  News
Diarise: Canada Africa Business Conference (26-27 March, Gaborone) Nigeria’s PEBEC launches innovative public service feedback, complaints platform to drive Ease of Doing Busine...
There is a time for everything: the African Continental Free Trade Area

There is a time for everything: the African Continental Free Trade Area

06 Mar 19  News
Remarks by Dr. Donald Kaberuka at the 23rd East Africa Law Society Annual Conference in Mombasa, Kenya, 30 November 2018 Thank you and Good Morning. It is a pleasure to be here.&...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 19  News
The WTO’s General Council meets in Geneva. Kenya, Cuba, Bolivia and Laos have associated themselves with the submission by China, India, South Africa and Venezuela on The co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Feb 19  News
African trade events to diarise: South Africa’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry will, on Wednesday, be briefed by the Department of Trade and Industry on ongoing n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Feb 19  News
Marking two years since the TFA entered into force: An Update on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and African countries This tralac Trade Brief gives an account of the current...
How Can Blockchain Support Intra-African Trade?

How Can Blockchain Support Intra-African Trade?

21 Feb 19  Blog
‘Blockchain’ – or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) – is a technology whereby a ledger of transactions, or other form or record, is maintained electronically by being dis...
An Update on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and African countries

An Update on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and African countries

21 Feb 19  Publications
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) defines trade facilitation as the simplification, modernization, and harmonisation of export and import processes. Trade facilitation at the WTO ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Feb 19  News
3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Ecnomic Planning and integration (4-8 March, Yaoundé) The 3rd Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Pl...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Feb 19  News
African Union Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture: Continental strategy for Geographical Indications in Africa 2018-2023 The protection of GIs could give African coun...
WTO Members discuss progress and assistance on Trade Facilitation Agreement’s 2nd year

WTO Members discuss progress and assistance on Trade Facilitation Agreement’s 2nd year

15 Feb 19  News
World Trade Organisation (WTO) members took stock of progress in implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) at the 12-13 February meeting of the Committee on Trade Facilit...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 19  News
Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern Southern Africa (ESA) States and the UK: documentation downloads Explanatory memorandum Parliamentary report Treaty text Afri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 19  News
Underway, in Monrovia: Network of Economic Journalists of West Africa meeting on AfCFTA Diarise: 3rd German-African Business Summit (11-13 February, Accra) African Mining Indaba:...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Feb 19  News
Featured African trade policy tweet, from @DavidLukeTrade: This is very significant and underscores momentum behind AfCFTA. Ethiopia has always been wary of trade agreements, not i...
With $100 million Afreximbank commitment, Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) positions to support African businesses

With $100 million Afreximbank commitment, Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) positions to support African businesses

04 Feb 19  News
The operationalization of the newly-created Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) moved into high gear on Sunday with the holding of the pre-incorporation meeting of the Boa...
Mission to unlock Africa’s services sector

Mission to unlock Africa’s services sector

04 Feb 19  News
African countries must level up on their ability to measure services trade and use services to grow their economies and value chains. “Services offer African countries an import...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jan 19  News
Featured commentary, Célestin Monga (Project Syndicate): Reaping the benefits of African economic integration East Africa’s private sector seeks larger role in resolving EAC ch...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part II Profiled trade and development event listings: events happening outside of Africa ITC and Commonwealth Secretariat: Women in the digital economy and inter...
SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport: International Customs Day 2019

SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport: International Customs Day 2019

28 Jan 19  News
Message from World Customs Organisation (WCO) Secretary-General Kunio Mikuriya, 25 January 2019 Traditionally, to mark International Customs Day (ICD) each year, the WCO Secretari...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jan 19  News
Talking African economy at Davos: The AfCFTA and a unified market (Africa Times) When it comes to a unified African market, Bernard Gautier, deputy CEO of French investment firm W...

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