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Policy uncertainty weighs on world trade

Policy uncertainty weighs on world trade

22 Feb 17  News
New report links increased policy uncertainty and maturing global value chains to weakened trade growth in 2016 Global trade growth continued to be slow for the fifth consecutive ...
Economic policy options for African economies in advent of Brexit, Trump

Economic policy options for African economies in advent of Brexit, Trump

20 Feb 17  News
There are interesting coincidences in the Brexit and “America first” movements. First is their timing and ideological convergence, second is the affinity between their prime ...
Use technology to improve lives – Bawumia urges African leaders

Use technology to improve lives – Bawumia urges African leaders

14 Feb 17  News
Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, has challenged African leaders to take advantage advancements in technology to better the lives of their citizens. According to Dr Bawumi...
T20 Africa Conference Communiqué: Africa and the G20 – Building alliances for sustainable development

T20 Africa Conference Communiqué: Africa and the G20 – Building alliances for sustainable development

13 Feb 17  News
Introduction For the first time since the establishment of the Think20 (T20) process, Think Tanks from across Africa have met with T20 Think Tanks on African soil to discuss the G...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 17  News
From tralac’s roundtable, yesterday, on global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments: the background paper, by Taku Fundira CFTA negotiations update: ...
Two hundred African delegates discuss the technical elements of the Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

Two hundred African delegates discuss the technical elements of the Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

08 Feb 17  News
Two hundred delegates from African countries are discussing the technical elements of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Agreement from 6 to 10 February 2017, and these technic...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 17  News
Today in Gaborone: Botswana’s Budget 2017/18 President Paul Kagame: address on AU reform issues at Heads of State and Government retreat (GoR) The previous landmark studies of ...
Trade has been a global force for less poverty and higher incomes

Trade has been a global force for less poverty and higher incomes

03 Feb 17  News
In the ongoing debate about the benefits of trade, we must not lose sight of a vital fact. Trade and global integration have raised incomes across the world, while dramatically cut...
Kenya, SA to form joint council, committee to negotiate trade

Kenya, SA to form joint council, committee to negotiate trade

03 Feb 17  News
Kenya and South Africa are mulling over establishing a joint business council and joint technical committee to address issues related to migration and trade barriers. The council ...
Patterns of Premature Deindustrialisation in Africa

Patterns of Premature Deindustrialisation in Africa

25 Jan 17  Publications
In order for a country to advance from a poor, agrarian state into a modern post-industrial state, experience has taught that it must follow a specific pattern of development, in w...
Britain’s 12 Point Brexit Plan: First Impressions

Britain’s 12 Point Brexit Plan: First Impressions

25 Jan 17  Publications
On 17 January 2017, the British Prime Minister announced her Government’s “Twelve Point Plan” for exiting the European Union (EU). It describes how the Brexit negotiatio...
Uncertainty Rampant: Interpreting the 2017 World Economic Forum Meeting in Davos

Uncertainty Rampant: Interpreting the 2017 World Economic Forum Meeting in Davos

25 Jan 17  Discussion
David Christianson, Political Analyst, comments on the recently concluded 2017 World Economic Forum ‘Donald Trump is an uncertainty generating machine’ - Michael Porter, WEF ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jan 17  News
AU Summit press conferences today in Addis: Mrs Fatima Haram Acyl (Commissioner for Trade and Industry): ‘The Continental Free Trade Area: an opportunity for job creation in Afri...
Trump revamps U.S. trade focus by pulling out of Pacific deal

Trump revamps U.S. trade focus by pulling out of Pacific deal

24 Jan 17  News
Trade-focused presidential order fulfills campaign pledge With the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump abruptly ended the decades-old U.S. tilt toward free trade by acting to ...
In trade with Africa, US playing catch-up

In trade with Africa, US playing catch-up

20 Jan 17  News
The U.S. may be a global superpower, but when it comes to trade and investment in Africa, it lags far behind. China, with $200 billion in trade with the continent, more than double...
More Trade Disputes in 2017? Starting with Measures Against EU Chickens

More Trade Disputes in 2017? Starting with Measures Against EU Chickens

18 Jan 17  Publications
African governments do not believe in adjudication as a means for settling trade disputes. This is unfortunate. A final and binding ruling clears the air, removes uncertainty about...
Looking towards 2017: A Framework for Speculating about the Global Picture

Looking towards 2017: A Framework for Speculating about the Global Picture

18 Jan 17  Publications
Implications of the election of Donald Trump as the next United States president currently dominate discussions about geopolitical developments and the prospects for internati...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jan 17  News
Europe readies its ‘Marshall Plan’ for Africa (Politico) If Europe wants to tackle the root causes of the migration crisis, the head of the European Investment Bank says it mu...
Africa expected to see moderate growth recovery in 2017 and 2018 amid challenging global environment: UN report

Africa expected to see moderate growth recovery in 2017 and 2018 amid challenging global environment: UN report

18 Jan 17  News
Higher global commodity prices and stronger domestic demand will support Africa’s growth A moderate economic growth recovery is projected in Africa for 2017-18, even as the glob...
WEF chief: Globalisation ‘easy scapegoat’ for global angst

WEF chief: Globalisation ‘easy scapegoat’ for global angst

13 Jan 17  News
The man behind the annual Davos forum that for decades has been singing the praises of global trade insists that globalisation is only one factor in dramatic shifts provoking angst...

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