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Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

12 Dec 18  News
The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) to be held on the continent opened on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 in Cairo, Egypt with the President of the African Export-Import ...
International Trade Explainer: Trade terms and concepts – A tralac guide

International Trade Explainer: Trade terms and concepts – A tralac guide

11 Dec 18  Publications
International trade has its own terminology. This document contains a list of general trade terms as used in international trade agreements concluded by states and as applied in th...
Press briefing on US policy in Africa with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

Press briefing on US policy in Africa with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

07 Dec 18  News
Remarks by Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. via teleconference in Nairobi, Kenya, 6 December 2018 MODERATOR: Good afternoon to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regiona...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 18  News
tralac in the news at AEC2018: ”We have learned a lot of lessons,” Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive Director of the Trade Law Centre, said. “We have a window to build capaci...
ICC: Tax policy for the digital economy

ICC: Tax policy for the digital economy

04 Dec 18  News
In an era of unprecedented digital transformation, taxation of the digitalised economy is a leading topic on the global tax agenda Proposals at regional and national level have en...
WTO members review regional trade agreements covering EU, Ghana and EAEU

WTO members review regional trade agreements covering EU, Ghana and EAEU

22 Nov 18  News
WTO members reviewed the interim Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union (EU) and Ghana at the meeting of the Committee on Regional Trade Agreements on 19 Novembe...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Nov 18  News
Pan-African policy events starting today: Africa Industrialization Week 2018 [ODI blog: Five new ways to promote African industriali-sation] Workshop on Continental Tran...
Central Africa’s free trade instruments gaining traction in DR Congo

Central Africa’s free trade instruments gaining traction in DR Congo

19 Nov 18  News
A total of 49 leaders from the public and private sectors of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have completed a two-day training to appropriate rules of origin procedures ...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
American mid-term Elections: What International Implications?

American mid-term Elections: What International Implications?

18 Nov 18  Blog
The American mid-term elections took place during the first week of November 2018 and were keenly watched. Many have hoped that control by the Democratic Party of the House of Repr...
Is it time for a new Global Order?

Is it time for a new Global Order?

18 Nov 18  Blog
The policies of President Trump have brought a new urgency to the debate about the future of the global economic and geopolitical order. American tariffs on Chinese goods[1], the w...
Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa Summit

Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa Summit

16 Nov 18  News
EU-South Africa Summit: Strengthening the Strategic Partnership At the 7th European Union-South Africa Summit held in Brussels on 15 November 2018, Leaders agreed on a number of s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Nov 18  News
Forthcoming African trade, infrastructure and industrialisation policy events Linked to implementing the WTO’s TFA and the AU’s AfCFTA (i) Southern Africa: Border agency...
Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area in Eastern Africa: From vision to action

Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area in Eastern Africa: From vision to action

09 Nov 18  News
22nd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts of the Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa In partnership with the Government of Rwanda, the United Nations Economic ...
Private sector crucial to successful AfCFTA implementation, Africa Trade Forum delegates agree

Private sector crucial to successful AfCFTA implementation, Africa Trade Forum delegates agree

07 Nov 18  News
The 2018 Africa Trade Forum ended in Lagos, Nigeria, with delegates agreeing that while governments need to set a conducive environment through collective and coordinated actions f...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2017/18

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2017/18

06 Nov 18  Publications
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa is celebrating its 15th anniversary. This edition includes a review of the developments since 2001, the year when the first editi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Nov 18  News
SADC Business Council foundational meeting: @SthrnAfrcaTrust updates Tomorrow, 7 November, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Johannesburg Airport, @SthrnAfrcaTrust and @TheNBF will host t...
Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

06 Nov 18  News
Delivered by Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, to the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eleventh Parliament, 5 November 2018 Mister Speake...
President Trump terminates AGOA trade preference program eligibility for Mauritania

President Trump terminates AGOA trade preference program eligibility for Mauritania

06 Nov 18  News
President Donald J. Trump on Friday announced his intent to terminate the eligibility of Mauritania for trade preference benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Nov 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment conferences: (i) Starting today In London: ODI’s Africa’s rising debt conference. Conference agenda, Briefing paper (pdf), Twitter hasht...

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