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Tag: Trade in services

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...
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...
AU AfCFTA Trade in Services Signalling Conference – Cape Town, 2-3 September 2019

AU AfCFTA Trade in Services Signalling Conference – Cape Town, 2-3 September 2019

12 Sep 19  Event
tralac participated in the African Union’s African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Trade in Services Signalling Conference, 2-3 September 2019 The Conference, supported by ...
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 ...
Trade in Services under the AfCFTA and domestic Regulation

Trade in Services under the AfCFTA and domestic Regulation

30 Aug 19  Publications
When the Protocol on Trade in Services of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) enters into force (which is expected to happen in the not too distant future), an importa...
Trade Facilitation: towards a practical agenda for southern Africa – Cape Town, 25 July 2019

Trade Facilitation: towards a practical agenda for southern Africa – Cape Town, 25 July 2019

05 Aug 19  Event
On 25 July, tralac and USAID hosted a workshop on trade facilitation in southern Africa. Participants were from civil society, government and the private sector. Discussions were ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
What is still required for a complete AfCFTA Deal?

What is still required for a complete AfCFTA Deal?

17 May 19  Blog
The African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) Agreement promises an ambitious new continent-wide trade arrangement for Africa. The Preamble says there will be “clear, transparent, ...
Capacity Building Workshop on Stakeholder Engagement on African Trade Policies and ECOWAS Regional Trade Policy Dialogue Forum

Capacity Building Workshop on Stakeholder Engagement on African Trade Policies and ECOWAS Regional Trade Policy Dialogue Forum

15 May 19  Event
The African Union Commission (AUC), in partnership with the ECOWAS Commission and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), organized a Capacity Building Wor...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 May 19  News
Diarise: The G-20 Niigata Agricultural Summit (11-12 May) on the theme Toward Sustainable Agro-Food Sector – emerging issues and good practices Japan’s trade insurance to cove...
Services key to revving up economic growth and development

Services key to revving up economic growth and development

03 May 19  News
The services sector accounts for more economic activity than any other and its contribution to gross domestic product, trade and employment is ticking up. Enhancing the services s...
Trade Policy Review: East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

Trade Policy Review: East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

21 Mar 19  News
The third joint Trade Policy Review of the East African Community (EAC) takes place on 20 and 22 March, 2019 to provide clarification from the EAC members on its trade policies and...
South Africa: a 2018 trade and investment profile

South Africa: a 2018 trade and investment profile

01 Mar 19  Publications
This brief and accompanying infographics provide an update on merchandise trade, services and investment in South Africa for 2018. Specific product sectors examined include agricul...
Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: A potential game changer

Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: A potential game changer

15 Feb 19  News
Mobile money has grown exponentially in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 10 years, making the region the global leader in mobile money innovation, adoption, and usage. M-Pesa, the...
Mission to unlock Africa’s services sector

Mission to unlock Africa’s services sector

04 Feb 19  News
African countries must level up on their ability to measure services trade and use services to grow their economies and value chains. “Services offer African countries an import...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 19  News
Agenda items for tomorrow’s EAC Heads of State Summit in Arusha: The presidents are expected to tackle key issue amongst member states, with priority given to resolution of lon...
Global creative economy shows resilience, growth – report

Global creative economy shows resilience, growth – report

17 Jan 19  News
The remarkable story of China’s dominance in the trade of creative goods and services is the golden thread of a new creative economy outlook by UNCTAD. With export growth rates ...

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