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Tag: Trade policy

Illicit financial flows are significant and persistent drag on developing country economies

Illicit financial flows are significant and persistent drag on developing country economies

30 Jan 19  News
Trade misinvoicing undermines the impact of international trade in developing nations A new analysis of illicit financial flows (IFFs) due to trade misinvoicing in 148 developing ...
Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

22 Jan 19  News
Economic prospects threatened by weakened support for multilateralism, tightening of financial conditions and heightened trade tensions The global economy will continue to grow at...
tralac’s Daily News Selection, with an Ethiopian special focus

tralac’s Daily News Selection, with an Ethiopian special focus

21 Jan 19  News
AfCFTA could be in force by mid-year: STC of the Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources The Rwandan Department of Trade and Industry last week held the 2nd Ordinary Se...
Ethiopia: Ministry manoeuvres toward digital economy

Ethiopia: Ministry manoeuvres toward digital economy

21 Jan 19  News
The Ministry of Innovation and Technology is revising its 15-year-old policy in a bid to digitise the nation’s economy. Revising the national science, technology and innovation ...
Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

18 Jan 19  Blog
After a devastating defeat for Theresa May, the Brexit clock keeps ticking. On Tuesday 15 January, the House of Commons rejected her Bill on the Withdrawal Agreement with the Europ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jan 19  News
African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth (AfDB) Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growt...
African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth

African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth

17 Jan 19  News
Five policy actions could raise Africa’s total gains to 4.5 percent of GDP, or $134 billion a year Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP grow...
IMF Executive Board 2018 annual discussions on CEMAC countries’ common policies

IMF Executive Board 2018 annual discussions on CEMAC countries’ common policies

17 Jan 19  News
On December 17, 2018, the International Monetary Fund Executive Board concluded the annual discussions with the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) on Common Po...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jan 19  News
Featured tweets: @KendalHembroff: G20 Trade and Investment Working Group meeting [15-16 January] to discuss challenges facing international trading system and need for WTO reform ...
Africa set for massive transformation with AfCFTA, says ECA’s David Luke

Africa set for massive transformation with AfCFTA, says ECA’s David Luke

16 Jan 19  News
Africa is set for massive transformation as more countries are expected to sign-up and ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in 2019, says Economic Commissio...
Communications crucial for successful implementation of AfCFTA

Communications crucial for successful implementation of AfCFTA

16 Jan 19  News
Communications must play a crucial role in building awareness on the gender implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement and the accord as a whole, pa...
tralac’s first Daily News Selection for 2019

tralac’s first Daily News Selection for 2019

15 Jan 19  News
Profiled AU events, now underway: The 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union started today in Addis on the theme Refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons: towar...
Darkening prospects: Global economy to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as trade, investment weaken

Darkening prospects: Global economy to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as trade, investment weaken

15 Jan 19  News
Emerging, developing economies should rebuild policy buffers, boost productivity to sustain growth Global economic growth is projected to soften from a downwardly revised 3 percen...
Africa trade and technology

Africa trade and technology

15 Jan 19  News
Introduction It is perceived that economic nationalism has slowed the meteoric rise of global trade. Since the Uruguay Round created the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, tr...
African Union Ministers of Trade conclusively reach consensus on all outstanding issues on AfCFTA modalities for tariff liberalization

African Union Ministers of Trade conclusively reach consensus on all outstanding issues on AfCFTA modalities for tariff liberalization

18 Dec 18  News
The seventh meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) ended in Egypt this week with the ministers reaching an agreement on crucial aspects of the African Continental Free ...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair ends, Kigali announced host of IATF2020

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair ends, Kigali announced host of IATF2020

18 Dec 18  News
The inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2018) ended in Cairo on 17 December 2018 with the Rwandese capital of Kigali being announced as the host of the 2020 event. Former Nig...
EU and ACP countries conclude first round of negotiations to modernise their relations

EU and ACP countries conclude first round of negotiations to modernise their relations

18 Dec 18  News
The two chief negotiators met on Friday, 14 December 2018 in Brussels to take stock of the progress achieved and discuss next steps. The first series of talks between the EU and 7...
President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability

President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability

13 Dec 18  News
Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on the Trump Administration’s New Africa Strategy I’m delighted again to be here at the Heritage, an institution...
IATF 2018: Intra-African trade the engine for developing Africa

IATF 2018: Intra-African trade the engine for developing Africa

13 Dec 18  News
Africa must forge ahead with the remaining technical negotiations for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as African Union member countries continue to sign and ratify...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Dec 18  News
Starting tomorrow: Ministerial Retreat, in Nairobi, on trade facilitation in the EAC: ministers are expected to adopt a declaration of policy objectives for a regional trade f...

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