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Tag: Trade regulation

Rules of Origin key to success of African Continental Free Trade Area

Rules of Origin key to success of African Continental Free Trade Area

27 Jun 19  News
Rules of origin should be made simple and business friendly for the gains expected from the AfCFTA to be realized. Rules of origin – the criteria needed to determine the nationa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jun 19  News
The AfDB’s 2019 Annual Meetings opened today in Malabo on the theme Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said the bank had inv...
Rules of origin, tariffs and the AfCFTA

Rules of origin, tariffs and the AfCFTA

17 May 19  Blog
Article XXIV of the GATT requires that ‘duties and other restrictive regulations’ on ‘substantially all trade in products originating in such territories’ of the contractin...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 May 19  News
Djibouti-Addis Ababa-Juba-Kampala Corridor: IGAD wraps up development studies The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Amb Mahboub Maalim, along with the Director for Transport, Infrastru...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 19  News
An explanatory video on the AfCFTA, produced by the ECA_Official Video Channel: How will it benefit us in practice? “Honour Ghana with AfCFTA Secretariat for sacrifices made tow...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 May 19  News
In AfCFTA updates: African Union assesses eSwatini’s suitability for AfCFTA Secretariat AU begs Nigeria to join new trade zone: the recent Financial Times article, repo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Apr 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update The AfCFTA Agreement will enter into force on 30 May: update from AUC The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, flanked by the AU Comm...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Apr 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update: Cameroon assures ECA that it will ratify Africa’s Free Trade Area Agreement “Cameroon will ratify the AfCFTA,” the country’s Prime Minister, Jo...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Apr 19  News
The World Bank-IMF 2019 Spring Meetings open today in Washington UNCTAD’s Ad Hoc Expert Group Meeting on Competition Law and Policy takes place today in Geneva UNCTAD’s eComm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Apr 19  News
The AfDB’s Regional Economic Outlook: the West Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa and East Africa regional reports have been launched The IMF has posted the Analytical Cha...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 19  News
Diarise: SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (18-20 June, Accra) on the theme Enabling the Digital Economy South Africa’s February 2019 trade balance will be released tomorrow...
Tariffs on intra-Africa trade

Tariffs on intra-Africa trade

21 Mar 19  Infographics
An overview of tariff measures adopted by African countries on intra-Africa trade Many African countries trade under preferential trading arrangements of their regional economic c...
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...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 19  News
The joint trade policy review of EAC member countries began today at the WTO: download reports prepared by the EAC and WTO secretariats, advance questions The World Travel and Tou...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Mar 19  News
Diarise: Canada Africa Business Conference (26-27 March, Gaborone) Nigeria’s PEBEC launches innovative public service feedback, complaints platform to drive Ease of Doing Busine...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Mar 19  News
The GTR AFRICA 2019 conference starts today in Cape Town. Twitter updates: #GTRAFRICA The WTO’s 2019 Public Forum theme has been announced: Trading forward – adapting to a cha...
SACU, Mozambique make progress on impending Brexit

SACU, Mozambique make progress on impending Brexit

14 Mar 19  News
Substantial progress has made to conclude a Roll-Over Economic Partnership Agreement between SACU, Mozambique and the UK. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says pr...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 19  News
Trade policy pointers: Cameroon will host an AfCFTA national sensitization, information forum in mid-April 2019: further details, here and here Togo’s AfCFTA forum:&nbs...
South African Government intervenes to save the poultry industry

South African Government intervenes to save the poultry industry

07 Mar 19  News
The South African government continues to deploy a number of interventions to support the poultry industry. These include measures to boost competitiveness, value-addition and te...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 19  News
AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources: final declaration of STC meeting (11-12 January, Kigali) on the theme The entry into force of the agreement establishing the ...

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