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Tag: Trade facilitation

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jun 17  News
The 5th SACU Summit takes place on Friday in Swaziland. Swaziland as the current Chair of SACU has successfully led a process that facilitated discussions within SACU on the transf...
New phase for Hub and Spokes trade initiative which aids Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

New phase for Hub and Spokes trade initiative which aids Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

19 Jun 17  News
An innovative trade initiative which is expanding opportunities for business, employment and prosperity in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will be extended to February 201...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jun 17  News
Underway, in Berlin: inaugural ITC/ATI Tax and Development conference, hosted by Germany as part of its G20 Presidency Related, recent African conference outcomes on illicit finan...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jun 17  News
Featured tweet, @AfricaSweMFA: 26 countries represented at the Nordic-African FM meeting in Nigeria [this weekend]. Great discussions on peace and security, trade and gender equali...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jun 17  News
Continental Free Trade Area update: Conference of the African Union Ministers of Trade (5–16 June, Niamey) The objective of the 6th Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum...
WCO leads discussions on freedom of transit for landlocked countries

WCO leads discussions on freedom of transit for landlocked countries

02 Jun 17  News
The economic developments of many countries that are ‘locked’ by lands are often hindered by the lack of access to the sea. Even if their industrial or agricultural products ar...
Resolving the unresolved non-tariff barriers in the East African Community: an ODI project

Resolving the unresolved non-tariff barriers in the East African Community: an ODI project

01 Jun 17  News
Since the establishment of the East African Community (EAC), comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, the region has seen a steady strengthening of economic and poli...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 17  News
Underway, in Arusha: EAC Sectoral Council Meeting on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment Today, in Addis: Arbitration in Ethiopia, East Africa, and beyond: prospects, possibil...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 May 17  News
Underway, in Oslo: Conference of Parties to FAO’s illegal fishing treaty. The first Meeting of the Parties to FAO’s bold new international treaty aimed at cracking down on illi...
10 COMESA member states in a study to address customs’ clearance bottlenecks

10 COMESA member states in a study to address customs’ clearance bottlenecks

30 May 17  News
A report on a study conducted in 10 COMESA member states to establish the time taken for Customs Clearance during import and export of goods and the causes of delays has been ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 May 17  News
Featured newsletters: tralac, Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, West Africa Brief Finishing today, in Mauritius: The Commonwealth’s African Regional Consultation on ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 May 17  News
To mark Africa Day 2017 why not explore the trade-related sections in the archives of the AU/OAU and the UNECA Underway, in Kempton Park: inaugural Joint Administration Committee ...
Trade as an engine for inclusive growth in Africa

Trade as an engine for inclusive growth in Africa

25 May 17  Discussion
Talkmore Chidede, tralac Researcher, discusses how trade and integration can be used to facilitate Africa’s quest for inclusive growth In economic terms, as defined by the Organ...
African chambers of commerce discuss best practices in use of single windows in enabling cross border trade

African chambers of commerce discuss best practices in use of single windows in enabling cross border trade

25 May 17  News
The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI), in collaboration with the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC), concluded a two-day consultative meeting on Tuesday, 23 May,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 17  News
Selected highlights from the AfDB Annual Meeting in Ahmedabad: Akinwumi Adesina’s keynote speech, commentary by Pankaj Patel (FICCI president), AfDB, IFC to promote investm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 May 17  News
Featured trade infographics: @ecn_africa: After years of stagnation, east Africa’s clothing industry has more than doubled its exports since 2009; @CB_CII: India’s major export...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 May 17  News
Latest tralac Newsletter: Willemien Viljoen comments on Africa’s recent agricultural trade performance Just posted: Africans moved more freely in 2016, according to second ...
Africans moved more freely in 2016, according to second Africa Visa Openness Index

Africans moved more freely in 2016, according to second Africa Visa Openness Index

19 May 17  News
The African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Africa, launched on Friday, May 19, 20...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 17  News
Featured infographic, @WandileSihlobo: Zambia’s 2017 maize crop is set to reach 3.6 million tonnes – a record harvest. The government has now lifted the maize export ban. Laun...
Leveraging trade facilitation to drive Africa’s regional integration agenda

Leveraging trade facilitation to drive Africa’s regional integration agenda

17 May 17  News
As regional economic integration gathers pace in Africa, how can trade facilitation be leveraged to spur the economic growth and development necessary for its implementation? Is th...

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