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Tag: Trade in services

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 May 17  News
On Sunday, in Kigali: President Kagame hosts African foreign ministers for AU reform talks. ‘It is an opportunity to engage with Africa’s top diplomats, and others present, on ...
Challenges and opportunities experienced by small economies when linking into global value chains in trade in goods and services

Challenges and opportunities experienced by small economies when linking into global value chains in trade in goods and services

03 May 17  News
Introduction At the Ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali, Ministers reaffirmed their commitment to the Work Programme on Small Economies and instructed the WTO Secretariat to pro...
Regulatory coherence, cross-border externalities: A financial sector perspective from Africa

Regulatory coherence, cross-border externalities: A financial sector perspective from Africa

28 Apr 17  Discussion
Ashly Hope, tralac Associate, discusses the concept of regulatory coherence in the context of financial services regulation in Africa Modern trade agreements are concerned less an...
The EAC Mode 4: Trade data

The EAC Mode 4: Trade data

26 Apr 17  Publications
The East African Community (EAC) Common Market Protocol (CMP) entered into force in 2010. Among others, the protocol consists of the services liberalisation commitments and provide...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Apr 17  News
Featured tweet, infographic, @LopesInsights: Attending @AfricaProg conf. Brexit impact on Africa. Even w/ underestimated figures Africa’s GDP would make AU G7 seat justified, li...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Apr 17  News
Featured tweet/infographic, @RencapMan: While some like to suggest the Africa Rising story is over, there are an awful lot of African countries still growing at 5% or more Profil...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Apr 17  News
Trade recovery expected in 2017 and 2018, amid policy uncertainty (WTO) The WTO’s more promising forecasts for 2017 and 2018 are predicated on certain assumptions and there is c...
Tanzania: Formal financial sector could follow mobile money success to expand credit – World Bank

Tanzania: Formal financial sector could follow mobile money success to expand credit – World Bank

12 Apr 17  News
For Tanzania, bringing even more money within everyone’s reach is key In less than eight years, there has been extraordinary progress in bringing the majority of Tanzanians into...
Côte d’Ivoire: economic and trade profile and performance

Côte d’Ivoire: economic and trade profile and performance

05 Apr 17  Publications
This paper examines the economic and trade profile and performance of Côte d’Ivoire since 1960, focusing on trends over the past 15 years. Côte d’Ivoire’s economic performa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Apr 17  News
Underway, in Nairobi: IDEV AfDB‏ event on private sector-led growth, sharing evaluative knowledge to enhance the relevance, effectiveness, and impact of future private sector dev...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Mar 17  News
Today, in Lusaka: Tanzania-Zambia Trade Forum Kenya’s 2017 Budget Policy statement (pdf), documentation Launched: Online Africa knowledge repository platform (with 4000 World B...
World trade in services: evidence from a new dataset

World trade in services: evidence from a new dataset

31 Mar 17  News
Using a newly constructed dataset on trade in services for 192 countries from 1970 to 2014, this IMF Working Paper shows that services currently constitute one-fourth of world trad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Mar 17  News
Today, in Pretoria: SADC Ministers of Labour and Home Affairs are gathered for ‘2017 Regional Conference on Migration Initiatives’. Featured tweet, @IOMROpretoria: Half of SADC...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Mar 17  News
The Africa Development Week opens in Dakar with a clarion call for policies that cater for youth Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Sierra Leone: Youths get network for sub-regional trade ...
WTO members review further proposals to ease global trade in services

WTO members review further proposals to ease global trade in services

24 Mar 17  News
WTO members discussed five new or enhanced proposals to advance services negotiations at meetings of the Working Party on Domestic Regulation and the Services Council on 14-17 Marc...
African Ministers adopt Declaration for the STC on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism

African Ministers adopt Declaration for the STC on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism

22 Mar 17  News
The Ministerial Session of the First Ordinary Session of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tou...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Mar 17  News
The Abidjan Declaration (pdf), issued at the conclusion of the Industrialization in Africa seminar (AERC, AfDB, UNU-WIDER). Presentation slides (pdf) by Finn Tarp, Carol Newman. I...
Increased off-grid and mini-grid investments could solve Africa’s electricity crisis, says Annan report

Increased off-grid and mini-grid investments could solve Africa’s electricity crisis, says Annan report

14 Mar 17  News
African governments and their partners need to move faster to bridge the continent’s huge energy gap. That means adopting every available solution, on and off the grid, according...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 17  News
Four events to diarise: SA’s trade and industry minister Rob Davies: ‘Implications of changing international trade: the view from South Africa’ (8 March, Chatham House, Lond...
The rise of China in world trade and a crystal ball analysis for future Chinese trade

The rise of China in world trade and a crystal ball analysis for future Chinese trade

01 Mar 17  Publications
This paper considers China’s position in world trade from two perspectives. The first section details the evolution of Chinese trade over the period 2001-2013, with an update of ...

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