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Tag: Trade in services

Governments urged to direct resources in manufacturing to create jobs and reduce poverty

Governments urged to direct resources in manufacturing to create jobs and reduce poverty

28 Mar 14  News
African countries need to channel their resources to activities in industry, manufacturing and modern services in order to create more employment and improve the welfare of vulnera...

Negotiations on movement of business persons in the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite region

20 Feb 14  Publications
The Communiqué of the first COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Summit of Heads of State and Government held in October 2008 provides, in the area of trade, customs and economic integratio...

Policy Brief: Southern Africa Customs Union – Getting ready for services negotiations

03 Aug 11  Publications
tralac has worked with Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) on Trade in Services matters in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). Although the 2002 SACU Agreement doe...

Managing the process of services liberalisation

22 Jun 11  Publications
Transparent laws and regulations can play an important part in the investment decisions of foreign investors. For traders and investors transparency increases predictability, legal...

Services negotiations under the Tripartite Agreement: Issues to consider

15 Jun 11  Publications
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (FTA) is envisaged not only to cover trade in goods, but also trade in services. It is, however, expected that the services negotiations at the tripa...

Is the liberalisation of trade in services in the East African Community compliant with WTO law?

20 Apr 11  Publications
All the member states of the East African Community (EAC) are also members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and are obliged to adhere to its rules on regional integration. The...
tralac prepares for the Soccer World Cup

tralac prepares for the Soccer World Cup

08 Jun 10  Event
As tralac contemplates trade-related issues associated with the first Soccer World Cup on African soil, we realise that a services agenda for African countries focuses al...
South Africa’s way ahead: Shall we Samba?

South Africa’s way ahead: Shall we Samba?

14 Apr 10  Publications
The timing of the third book in tralac’s ‘South Africa’s way ahead’ series exploring trade policy options fits perfectly with the recent interest in examining both South Af...
tralac Trade in Services Workshop – Rwanda, 9-12 December 2008

tralac Trade in Services Workshop – Rwanda, 9-12 December 2008

19 Dec 08  Event
tralac presented a workshop in Gisenyi, Rwanda from 9 to 12 December 2008. The first part of the workshop gave participants an introduction to the role of law and institutions...
SADC Workshop on Trade in Services and Investment in the EPA Negotiations, 20-22 February 2008

SADC Workshop on Trade in Services and Investment in the EPA Negotiations, 20-22 February 2008

05 Mar 08  Event
The European Commission (EC) and tralac organised a Southern African Development Community (SADC)/EC Workshop on Trade in Services and Investment in the Economic Partnership Agreem...
Services Training Workshop, 22-23 August 2007

Services Training Workshop, 22-23 August 2007

24 Aug 07  Event
tralac hosted a two day workshop on Trade in Services in Cape Town, South Africa from 22-23 August 2007. Patrick Low, Head: Economic Research and Statistics, from the World Tr...

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