Tag: Trade in services

Services Are the New Economy

Services Are the New Economy

26 Oct 19  Blog
As the digitalisation of the global economy progresses, the value size of the services economy relative to the ‘real’ economy is steadily rising. Before computers and the inter...
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The AfCFTA Approach to Mutual Recognition

The AfCFTA Approach to Mutual Recognition

26 Oct 19  Blog
For the liberalization of trade service to materialize to the extent that service suppliers can reap the associated benefits in the sectors recognized under the AfCFTA, there shoul...
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Financial sector trade

Financial sector trade

24 Oct 19  Infographics
Regulatory heterogeneity is a major barrier to cross-border expansion across all modes of delivery for financial services businesses. Even when regulatory regimes are open to forei...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Sep 19  News
Underway, in Moscow: VI BRICS International Competition Conference Diarise: The JSE SA Trade Connect (22-23 October, Johannesburg) AfCFTA updates from Cape Town, Nairobi, Kinsha...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Sep 19  News
AfCFTA sensitisation workshops: Malawi, Kenya Malawi to host AfCFTA sensitization workshops. The Ministry of Trade and Tourism, in partnership with the ECA and the AUC, is org...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 19  News
The Third Ordinary Session of the AU’s STC on Communication and ICT starts in Addis Ababa on Monday. Profiled event document: The draft digital transformation strategy for Africa...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Sep 19  News
The following African trade policy events began today: The African Union’s AfCFTA trade in services signalling conference (Cape Town) The UNECA’s ad-hoc expert group meeting ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Aug 19  News
Diarise: tralac’s Certificate Course on International Trade Law and Policy for Africa’s Development (starting 23 September): Applications close on 9 August East Afric...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jul 19  News
Diarise: 4th Africa Fintech Summit (21 November, Addis Ababa) Digging beneath the surface: an exploration of the net benefits of mining in Southern Africa (World Bank) Many ex-mi...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jun 19  News
Paul Brenton, Ian Gillson, Pierre Sauvé:  Economic diversification - why trade matters (Trade for Development News) Services trade policies can spur diversification through ...
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AfCFTA: What next for services trade?

AfCFTA: What next for services trade?

17 May 19  Blog
Now that the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has a firm date for entry into force, we must turn our minds to the operational phase of the Af...
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