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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @AUTradeIndustry: “Great and welcome news. Getting closer to 22. Senegalese cabinet last night adopted draft law authorizing ratification of AfCFTA A...
Safety, competitiveness, infrastructure key to aviation’s benefits in Africa

Safety, competitiveness, infrastructure key to aviation’s benefits in Africa

30 Nov 18  News
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Africa to maximize the positive social and economic power of aviation by working together to promote safe, s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Nov 18  News
Tomorrow, in Addis Ababa: 6th African Union Commission-United States High Level Dialogue. Amb. Kwesi Quartey (AUC Deputy Chairperson) and Tibor Peter Nagy (US Assistant Secretary o...
Zimbabwe 2019 National Budget presented to Parliament

Zimbabwe 2019 National Budget presented to Parliament

26 Nov 18  News
“Austerity for Prosperity” 2019 Budget Speech presented to Parliament by Hon. Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, on 22 November 2018 I feel honoured ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Nov 18  News
WTO updates: (i) G20 economies: WTO report shows sharp rise in trade-restrictive measures A total of 40 new trade-restrictive measures were applied by G20 economies during the re...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Nov 18  News
The South Africa-Zimbabwe bilateral free trade agreement terminates today. What does this mean for the future of their bilateral trade relationship? A tralacBlog by Elisha Tsh...
Termination of the South Africa-Zimbabwe bilateral trade agreement: What does it mean for South Africa-Zimbabwe trade?

Termination of the South Africa-Zimbabwe bilateral trade agreement: What does it mean for South Africa-Zimbabwe trade?

20 Nov 18  Blog
The Bilateral Trade Agreement between South Africa and Zimbabwe will be terminated on 20 November 2018. The termination of the Agreement will affect certain imports from South...
Cut flower sector wilting under new rules, competition

Cut flower sector wilting under new rules, competition

20 Nov 18  News
Hopes by Kenya’s flower growers to exploit the lucrative United States market and stop dependence on the European market will not bear much fruit despite the recent launch of dir...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA Phase II negotiations: expert workshop concludes today in Addis (UNECA) The AfCFTA Phase II issues are investment, competition policy, and intellectual property rights. The...
Global Financial Integrity releases new study on trade misinvoicing in South Africa

Global Financial Integrity releases new study on trade misinvoicing in South Africa

14 Nov 18  News
Trade misinvoicing in South Africa leads to massive revenue losses Analysis of trade misinvoicing in South Africa from 2010-2014 shows that the potential average loss of revenue t...
ECOWAS Commission restates commitment to strengthening regional customs union and infrastructure upgrade

ECOWAS Commission restates commitment to strengthening regional customs union and infrastructure upgrade

02 Nov 18  News
The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, has restated the commitment of the Commission to strengthening regio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Oct 18  News
G20 Africa Investment Summit: selected updates Remarks by South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. We are convinced that the impact of the Compact with Africa initiative will be enhanced...
Global Financial Integrity releases new study on trade misinvoicing in Nigeria

Global Financial Integrity releases new study on trade misinvoicing in Nigeria

31 Oct 18  News
Nigeria trade misinvoicing leads to significant revenue losses Analysis of trade misinvoicing in Nigeria in 2014 shows that the potential loss of revenue to the government was app...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Oct 18  News
Alert: The Doing Business 2019 report will be released tomorrow (Wednesday) Featured newsletter: African Cotton, Textiles & Apparel Monitor #32 Featured trade commentaries: R...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Oct 18  News
Our featured tweet, @AmbMuchanga: Great news. Got notification from Chief Negotiator. South Africa Parliament has approved ratification of the AfCFTA Agreement. Formal deposit to b...
South Africa welcomes product exclusion for some steel and aluminium products from the Section 232 duties

South Africa welcomes product exclusion for some steel and aluminium products from the Section 232 duties

25 Oct 18  News
The US Department of Commerce has granted product exemptions for imports of 161 aluminium and 36 steel products from the Section 232 duties that the United States imposed against f...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Oct 18  News
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, Accelerating Africa conference, began today in Toronto Starting tomorrow, in Kigali: The 2018 Mid-Term Review of the African Development Fun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Oct 18  News
Ethiopia and Rwanda, this week, announced gender parity cabinets. The key Trade and Industry portfolio in both countries is now headed by a woman: Mrs Fetlework Gebregziabher and M...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Oct 18  News
African trade policy events now underway: In Nairobi: The 6th Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Taxation In Brazzaville: Republic of Congo, UNECA work...

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