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Tag: Trade facilitation

World Export Development Forum 2018 held in Lusaka, Zambia

World Export Development Forum 2018 held in Lusaka, Zambia

13 Sep 18  News
The 18th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) was opened by Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Christopher Yaluma, and Arancha González,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 18  News
Just released: Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor 2018 (ReSAKSS, AGRODEP, CTA) The report notes the European Union as the continent’s dominant trading partner, accounting for...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 18  News
Next week, in Lusaka: World Export Develop-ment Forum 2018: ITC will launch several publications throughout the conference (11-12 September, Lusaka), including the Business Guide ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Sep 18  News
Profiled call for papers: Fourth African Interna-tional Economic Law Network Biennial Conference: The AfIELN 4th Biennial Conference (18-20 July 2019, Strathmore University, Nairo...
2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

04 Sep 18  News
Chinese President H.E. Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) on Monday. The full...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Sep 18  News
African trade events to diarise: (i) Africa Industrialization Week 2018 (19-23 November, Addis Ababa). The theme for the AIW2018 is Promoting regional value chains in Africa: a p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Aug 18  News
Underway, in Arusha: Meeting of EAC-SACU technical officials on an exchange of tariff offers Starting today, in Nairobi: EAC meeting to develop a harmonised framewo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Aug 18  News
Launched today, in Busia: Cross Border Co-operation Coalition and Campaign. The coalition will consolidate efforts and voices of borderland CSOs to advocate for more enabling cross...
Ethiopia: ERCA implements new customs management system

Ethiopia: ERCA implements new customs management system

23 Aug 18  News
The Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA) has introduced new electronic Customs Management System (CMS), which would help to comply with international customs standards. ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Aug 18  News
Transnational corporations, business practices and human rights: DIRCO consultation starts today in Johannesburg, ahead of treaty negotiations at the UN Diarise: The Fourth Invest...
One-stop border post will boost trading

One-stop border post will boost trading

21 Aug 18  News
Southern African trader is cautiously optimistic about a free trade area As the marketing executive of Dairibord Zimbabwe, a stock exchange-listed exporter of food and beverages i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Aug 18  News
Featured tweet, from @ICA_Africa: The ICA Africa ‘Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa’ report for 2017 is currently in development and should be ready by November 2018. I...
ECOWAS moves to develop regional strategies for AGOA, TIFA

ECOWAS moves to develop regional strategies for AGOA, TIFA

20 Aug 18  News
A Technical Working Group (TWG) comprising of focal points from Directorates of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) recommended that regional a...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Aug 18  News
Diarise: Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum (25 October, Lagos). The Forum will also see the launch of TEFConnect, the world’s largest digital platform for African entrepreneurs...
SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

16 Aug 18  News
Southern Africa is making progress towards creation of a multi-currency regional payment system, with the United States dollar expected to become the second currency of settlement ...
COMESA Customs experts’ meeting underway in Kenya

COMESA Customs experts’ meeting underway in Kenya

14 Aug 18  News
Heads of Customs from COMESA Member States began a two-day meeting in Kenya to deliberate on the prepared reports on customs and trade facilitation matters. On the agenda of the C...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Aug 18  News
New from tralac tralacBlog: Trudi Hartzenberg and Gerhard Erasmus reflect on select trade-related matters currently on the SADC agenda tralacBlog: John Stuart asks, ...
LCCI: How to make ECOWAS trade liberalisation work

LCCI: How to make ECOWAS trade liberalisation work

13 Aug 18  News
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalisation Scheme is supposed to be the operational tool for promoting intra-regional trade and boosting economic a...
COMESA region can reap US$17.5b by implementing e-trade measures

COMESA region can reap US$17.5b by implementing e-trade measures

07 Aug 18  News
The COMESA region would annually gain US$17.5 billion in intra-COMESA exports if all the member States fully implemented the digital trade facilitation reforms that involves the us...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jul 18  News
BRICS Business Forum: selected highlights President Xi Jinping's address:  Keeping abreast of the trend of the times to achieve common development We are witnessing major c...

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