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Tag: Trade governance

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 18  News
Taking place tomorrow in Harare, ZEPARU inception workshop: Assessing Zimbabwe’s trade performance within the context of SADC, TFTA and the CFTA Indonesia-Africa Forum: updates ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Apr 18  News
A profile, from 2016, of Botswana’s youthful, new trade minister: Ms Bogolo Kenewendo African trade policy event previews: (i) Inaugural Indonesia-Africa Forum (10-11 April, Ba...
Intra-Commonwealth trade and investment to exceed US$1.5 trillion

Intra-Commonwealth trade and investment to exceed US$1.5 trillion

06 Apr 18  News
Intra-Commonwealth trade and productive greenfield investment is expected to reach US$1.6 trillion by 2020, in spite of the global trade slowdown caused by the 2008 financial crisi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Apr 18  News
Decisions, declarations and resolutions of the Assembly of the African Union (29-29 January): extracts (i) Declaration on internet governance and development of Africa’s di...
Parliamentary group calls on Commonwealth leaders to put trade for development at the heart of CHOGM 2018 summit

Parliamentary group calls on Commonwealth leaders to put trade for development at the heart of CHOGM 2018 summit

03 Apr 18  News
Expert committee highlights the untapped potential of trade and investment in the bloc for lifting millions of Commonwealth citizens out of poverty An Inquiry Committee of disting...
Access to education, skilled jobs creation can accelerate poverty reduction and inequality in South Africa

Access to education, skilled jobs creation can accelerate poverty reduction and inequality in South Africa

03 Apr 18  News
Accelerating poverty and inequality reduction will require a combination of policies that promote inclusive growth through boosting access to education and skilled jobs creation, a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 18  News
AfCFTA updates: (i) Posted by the AU:Decision on the draft agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (ii) Kenya’s Cabinet has approved the Africa Continen...
Illicit financial flows cost Uganda Shs2 trillion

Illicit financial flows cost Uganda Shs2 trillion

28 Mar 18  News
African economies, including Uganda, will continue to bleed unless governments plug loopholes that enables illicit financial flows (IFFs) to easily leave the continent, experts hav...
All-Africa free trade deal must be backed with concrete actions, UNCTAD Secretary-General tells special AU summit

All-Africa free trade deal must be backed with concrete actions, UNCTAD Secretary-General tells special AU summit

26 Mar 18  News
Mukhisa Kituyi was speaking at a business forum attended by Africa’s leaders a day before they signed into life the historic African Continental Free Trade Area Political declar...
Launching the AfCFTA: Getting the Politics and the Expectations right

Launching the AfCFTA: Getting the Politics and the Expectations right

22 Mar 18  Discussion
There is renewed interest (and excitement) about the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The first in a series of agreements to launch this continental trade arrangement ...
Senior African policymakers reaffirm the critical role of regional integration in economic transformation of African economies

Senior African policymakers reaffirm the critical role of regional integration in economic transformation of African economies

19 Mar 18  News
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) held its twentieth Senior Policy Seminar from 12-13 March 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda in partnership with the Bank of Uganda on the...
WTO General Council chair: transparency and inclusivity important to build trust

WTO General Council chair: transparency and inclusivity important to build trust

09 Mar 18  News
Remarks by Ambassador Xavier Carim (South Africa) at the conclusion of his final meeting as chair of the General Council Let me start by saying that it has been a privilege to ser...
Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

09 Mar 18  News
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki on 8 March 2018 to reaffirm the United States’ and AU’s mutual respect and strong commitment to the shared...
U.S.-Africa relations: A new framework

U.S.-Africa relations: A new framework

07 Mar 18  News
Remarks by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State, at George Mason University, Virginia, 6 March 2018 MR CABRERA: Good morning, everyone. Thank you so much for being ...
IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Mozambique

IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Mozambique

07 Mar 18  News
On March 5, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Republic of Mozambique. In recent years, Mo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 18  News
Featured commentary: ACET’s Caroline Kende-Robb on Africa’s year of opportunity US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, travels to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria ne...
Ivorian Jean-Claude Brou takes over from Beninois Marcel De Souza at the helm of the ECOWAS Commission

Ivorian Jean-Claude Brou takes over from Beninois Marcel De Souza at the helm of the ECOWAS Commission

02 Mar 18  News
Having served for almost two years as President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Marcel de Souza handed over to his successor, Jean-Clau...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 18  News
The Trade Development Forum began this morning in Kampala: twitter updates @TradeMarkEastA; hashtag #TDF2018 Call for abstracts: Corruption and the challenge of economic transform...
Nigeria launches 2017 Annual Trade Policy Report: Key messages and highlights

Nigeria launches 2017 Annual Trade Policy Report: Key messages and highlights

28 Feb 18  News
Launch statement by Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah, Honourable Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment Good afternoon and thank you all for coming to the launch of this First Editi...
Regional conference on Corruption and the challenge of economic transformation in southern Africa: Call for abstracts

Regional conference on Corruption and the challenge of economic transformation in southern Africa: Call for abstracts

28 Feb 18  News
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Sub-regional Office for Southern Africa (SRO-SA), in collaboration with the African Union Southern Africa Regional Office (AU-SARO), are...

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