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Tag: Trade facilitation

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Nov 18  News
African trade and infrastructure events starting today: PIDA Week 2018, in Victoria Falls. Nepad CEO, Ibrahim Assane Mayaki: “As regional integration arrangements deepen and...
Africa seeks cheaper, faster and easier trade at NTFCs forum

Africa seeks cheaper, faster and easier trade at NTFCs forum

26 Nov 18  News
A landmark forum, co-organized by UNCTAD, focuses efforts by African countries seeking ways to ease interregional and international trade. African countries seeking to reduce the ...
WTO report shows sharp rise in trade-restrictive measures from G20 economies

WTO report shows sharp rise in trade-restrictive measures from G20 economies

22 Nov 18  News
The WTO’s 20th monitoring report on Group of 20 (G20) trade measures issued on 22 November shows that the amount of trade covered by new import-restrictive measures hit a new hig...
COMESA, EU sign €48 million trade facilitation programme agreement

COMESA, EU sign €48 million trade facilitation programme agreement

21 Nov 18  News
The European Union and COMESA have signed a €48.3 million trade facilitation programme. The COMESA Trade Facilitation Programme (CTFP) aims at deepening regional integration, imp...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Nov 18  News
The South Africa-Zimbabwe bilateral free trade agreement terminates today. What does this mean for the future of their bilateral trade relationship? A tralacBlog by Elisha Tsh...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Nov 18  News
Pan-African policy events starting today: Africa Industrialization Week 2018 [ODI blog: Five new ways to promote African industriali-sation] Workshop on Continental Tran...
WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: An African perspective

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: An African perspective

18 Nov 18  Blog
Trade facilitation discussions at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) began in December 1996, at the Singapore Ministerial Conference, when the member states instructed the WTO Coun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Nov 18  News
Forthcoming African trade, infrastructure and industrialisation policy events Linked to implementing the WTO’s TFA and the AU’s AfCFTA (i) Southern Africa: Border agency...
Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area in Eastern Africa: From vision to action

Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area in Eastern Africa: From vision to action

09 Nov 18  News
22nd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts of the Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa In partnership with the Government of Rwanda, the United Nations Economic ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Nov 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment conferences: (i) Starting today In London: ODI’s Africa’s rising debt conference. Conference agenda, Briefing paper (pdf), Twitter hasht...
Uganda: 9th Annual Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Sector Review Conference

Uganda: 9th Annual Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Sector Review Conference

05 Nov 18  News
Enhancing Competitiveness of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises for National Export Development Speech by Hon. Amelia Kyambadde, Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperat...
Doing Business Report: New record set as 314 reforms introduced to improve business climate around the world

Doing Business Report: New record set as 314 reforms introduced to improve business climate around the world

31 Oct 18  News
Governments around the world set a new record in bureaucracy busting efforts for the domestic private sector, implementing 314 business reforms over the past year, says the World B...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Oct 18  News
Alert: The Doing Business 2019 report will be released tomorrow (Wednesday) Featured newsletter: African Cotton, Textiles & Apparel Monitor #32 Featured trade commentaries: R...
Promoting foreign direct investment to LLDCs: Luncheon at the World Investment Forum 2018

Promoting foreign direct investment to LLDCs: Luncheon at the World Investment Forum 2018

30 Oct 18  News
On 25 October 2018, on the sidelines of the World Investment Forum in Geneva, the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Coun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Oct 18  News
The G20 Compact with Africa meeting gets underway today in Berlin:   President Ramaphosa: In his capacity as co-chair of the G20 Africa Advisory Group, President Ramaphosa wi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Oct 18  News
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, Accelerating Africa conference, began today in Toronto Starting tomorrow, in Kigali: The 2018 Mid-Term Review of the African Development Fun...
Zimbabwe ratifies the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: What does this mean for Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe ratifies the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: What does this mean for Zimbabwe?

23 Oct 18  Blog
On 17 October 2018, Zimbabwe deposited with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Secretariat its instrument of ratification of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)[1], becoming...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Oct 18  News
Report of the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance: Making the global financial system work for all The next decade is critical. We need substantially greater ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 18  News
Diarise: Regional Monitoring Group on the implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol (17-19 October, Uganda) The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 will be released...

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