Tag: Trade in services

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Feb 17  News
Today in Delhi: India to pitch global services accord to WTO chief Azevedo (The Hindu) India will make a presentation on Thursday to WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo and India...
India to pitch global services accord to WTO chief Azevêdo

India to pitch global services accord to WTO chief Azevêdo

09 Feb 17  News
India was expected to make a presentation on Thursday to World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevêdo and India Inc. on New Delhi’s proposal for a global...
Services trade in Africa

Services trade in Africa

08 Feb 17  Publications
This working paper examines the African services trade to set a background for assessing the main issues for consideration in the current Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotia...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Feb 17  News
A tiny slice of services trade in a globalised world: introducing tralac’s latest capacity-building initiative tralac is currently in the process of launching its first online c...
Azevêdo underscores growing importance of services in world trade

Azevêdo underscores growing importance of services in world trade

03 Feb 17  News
Speaking at the launch at the WTO of the “Research Handbook on Trade in Services” published by Edward Elgar Press on 26 January, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo highlight...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Feb 17  News
Starting today, in Mauritius: ‘Cross-border banking and regulatory reforms: implications for Africa from international experience’ Call for papers: ‘Public economics for dev...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jan 17  News
A Daily Nation primer for today’s AU Heads of State Summit: The schedule and what to expect in Addis Ababa Assembly of Heads of State: remarks by Chairperson of the African Unio...
Leveraging services and digital potential for inclusive economic growth

Leveraging services and digital potential for inclusive economic growth

30 Jan 17  News
The development of well-functioning and efficient services sectors is crucial to achieving structural transformation and sustainable and inclusive growth in LDCs and LICs. Further...
A tiny slice of services trade in a globalised world

A tiny slice of services trade in a globalised world

25 Jan 17  Discussion
Ashly Hope, tralac Research Advisor, introduces tralac’s latest capacity-building initiative Today’s discussion is a slight diversion from our usual policy issues to reflect o...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jan 17  News
Featured tweet, @UKenyatta: Kenya and Mauritius have agreed to make our two countries the financial and trade hubs for Africa Diarise: the German-African Business Summit will be h...
Technology and innovation

Technology and innovation

04 Jan 17  Themes
Innovation and new technologies are key drivers of economic growth in today’s globalised economy. Promoting innovation has thus become a critical regional and national policy obj...
Services, trade facilitation and customs

Services, trade facilitation and customs

04 Jan 17  Themes
The new realities of the global trading system and improved services trade has made logistics and other trade facilitation measures increasingly important in regional and integrati...
Continental Wide Service Liberalization within Africa

Continental Wide Service Liberalization within Africa

23 Nov 16  Publications
Following on from their initial tralac Trade Brief “Service Liberalization within Africa – Trying to Quantify the Potential Impact”, the authors utilize the model, database a...
Designing Sector Development Strategies and Regulatory Frameworks for the CFTA

Designing Sector Development Strategies and Regulatory Frameworks for the CFTA

23 Nov 16  Discussion
JB Cronjé, tralac Researcher, comments on the trade in services negotiating agenda under the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) In 2011, African Union (AU) Members embarked ...
Movement of Service Providers in the EAC: Legal Analysis

Movement of Service Providers in the EAC: Legal Analysis

10 Nov 16  Publications
The East African Community (EAC) achieved a common market in 2009 when the Heads of States and Governments signed the Common Market Protocol (CMP). It became effective in July 2010...
How can trade policy be used to transform African livelihoods?

How can trade policy be used to transform African livelihoods?

24 Oct 16  News
How can African countries and the international community overcome the existing challenges to building the poverty-reducing trade needed to meet the poverty-related Sustainable Dev...
Industrial development – why invest in financial sector development?

Industrial development – why invest in financial sector development?

20 Oct 16  Discussion
Ashly Hope, tralac Research Advisor, comments on the importance of investment in financial sector development for successful industrialisation in the 21st century Industrialisatio...
African Union Commission Services Sector Development Workshop – Addis Ababa, 1 October 2016

African Union Commission Services Sector Development Workshop – Addis Ababa, 1 October 2016

12 Oct 16  Event
On 1 October 2016, tralac Research Advisor Ashly Hope presented to the African Union Commission’s Workshop on the AU Services Sector Development Programme 2016-2020. The presenta...
Sector development, regulation and the CFTA: a look at the financial sector

Sector development, regulation and the CFTA: a look at the financial sector

07 Oct 16  Discussion
Ashly Hope, tralac Research Advisor, comments on financial sector regulation and how the Continental Free Trade Area negotiations could be used to help realise wider development ob...
The gender dimensions of services and global value chains

The gender dimensions of services and global value chains

05 Oct 16  News
The Gender Dimensions of Services The service sector makes a substantial contribution to GDP, providing jobs, crucial inputs and public services. In 2014 the service sector accoun...