Tag: Trade regulation

AfCFTA Rules of Origin Fact Sheet (2)

AfCFTA Rules of Origin Fact Sheet (2)

29 Jul 21  Infographics
Interpreting the rules | Key sector outcomes Rules of Origin in the AfCFTA: why do they matter, and where do they apply? Rules of Origin (RoO) are legal provisions used to determ...
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21 Jun 21  News
National More Young People Need to Take Advantage of Opportunities in the Agriculture and Agroprocessing Sectors (the dtic) There is a great need to get more young people partici...
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07 Jun 21  News
National Kganyago: Monetary policy entails trade-offs (The Mail & Guardian) Demographically, the reserve bank has come a long way, the governor said. “But transformation is...
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02 Jun 21  News
National Government committed to transforming, developing financial services sector (SAnews) The South African government remains unwaveringly committed to the development and tr...
AfCFTA Rules of Origin Fact Sheet (1)

AfCFTA Rules of Origin Fact Sheet (1)

25 May 21  Infographics
Introduction to the AfCFTA RoO Key provisions, sectoral approach and outstanding issues The AfCFTA RoO are being negotiated on a sector by sector level, resulting in product-spec...
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13 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Tackling illicit financing flows is key to funding infrastructure (IOL) The Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan (ERRP) announced last ...
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27 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Small businesses urged to challenge govt over red tape (Eyewitness News) The biggest stumbling block to entrepreneurship and a growing econo...
Trade remedies and trade disputes: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute, and how these disputes can offer opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the United States

Trade remedies and trade disputes: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute, and how these disputes can offer opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the United States

26 Apr 21  Blog
One of the primary intentions of WTO laws is to create a more even and fair playing field with respect to trade between WTO member states, and to ensure that trade takes place on a...
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23 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Anglo American reports rise in Q1 production of key South African commodities (Daily Maverick) According to Anglo American’s production re...
Trade remedies can offer export opportunities to unrelated parties: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute and opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the US

Trade remedies can offer export opportunities to unrelated parties: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute and opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the US

19 Apr 21  Publications
Trade remedies and safeguards are key exceptions to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) principles of non-discrimination and transparency through binding commitments on tariffs and ...
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14 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa garment sector agrees vaccine rollout campaign (just-style) The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTW...
Road Transport Regulatory Challenges in ESA Region: Progress Review of the Tripartite FTA and the Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme

Road Transport Regulatory Challenges in ESA Region: Progress Review of the Tripartite FTA and the Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme

31 Mar 21  Publications
Cross-border road transport faces numerous barriers which impede seamless and efficient movements and trade flows. Many of the barriers can be directly linked to the fragmentation ...
Import Restrictions: Namibian Court clarifies Rights of Private Parties

Import Restrictions: Namibian Court clarifies Rights of Private Parties

28 Mar 21  Publications
State Parties’ trade-related rights and obligations are derived from international agreements. Governments’ implementation of trade agreements involves domestic measures taken ...
The new Rules of Origin in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): what has been agreed, what remains outstanding

The new Rules of Origin in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): what has been agreed, what remains outstanding

24 Mar 21  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is an ambitious undertaking that brings together 1.3 billion people in 55 African countries to create the world’s largest free tr...
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17 Mar 21  News
Country focus South African logistics industry battles to regain momentum (Sea News) While there has been a slight uptick in domestic and international cargo traffic in recent we...
How Should the AfCFTA Approach ICT Infrastructure Regulation?

How Should the AfCFTA Approach ICT Infrastructure Regulation?

17 Mar 21  Blog
The importance of the digital economy in the 21st Century cannot be overstated. From a means of improving information dissemination, to a vehicle for electronic commerce, to a faci...
African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Comparative analysis of tariff offers

African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Comparative analysis of tariff offers

15 Mar 21  Infographics
36 countries have deposited their instruments of ratification of the AfCFTA; 41 countries have submitted their schedules of tariff concessions. The tariff offers available are thos...
The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Slow ratification by African countries

The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Slow ratification by African countries

04 Jan 21  Blog
The legal systems of African countries reflect their history, colonial heritages, customary and other norms. The differences are also evident in the area of international contracts...
The African Continental Free Trade Area according to its Legal Instruments

The African Continental Free Trade Area according to its Legal Instruments

21 Dec 20  Publications
The conclusion of a trade agreement does not guarantee new trade flows. For that to happen, the reasons why trade between certain countries is at low levels must be addressed. Effe...
Addressing Road Transport Regulatory Issues: An Important Step Towards Realising the Objectives of the AfCFTA

Addressing Road Transport Regulatory Issues: An Important Step Towards Realising the Objectives of the AfCFTA

21 Dec 20  Publications
Road transport plays a critical role in facilitating trade and enhancing regional integration in Africa, and it is an indispensable input to international economic cooperation and ...