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Tag: Trade regulation

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Mar 19  News
JETRO’s 2018 survey on business conditions of Japanese-affiliated firms in Africa: Chinese companies emerge as top competitors for the first time (JETRO) Regarding cooperation w...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 19  News
The WTO’s General Council meets in Geneva. Kenya, Cuba, Bolivia and Laos have associated themselves with the submission by China, India, South Africa and Venezuela on The co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Feb 19  News
Diarise: SADC Council of Ministers meeting (15-16 March, Windhoek). Ministers will consider a number of strategic documents, receive reports on the implementation of the priority a...
ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

07 Feb 19  News
The United Kingdom has committed to continue its current trade arrangements with the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) States if it leaves the European Union without a deal on 29 M...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Feb 19  News
African Group statement submitted to the informal WTO Ministerial held during WEF 2019 (WTO) This statement is circulated by H.E. Minister Rob Davies to the informal WTO Ministeri...
African Group Statement: Informal WTO Ministerial gathering at WEF 2019

African Group Statement: Informal WTO Ministerial gathering at WEF 2019

05 Feb 19  News
This statement is circulated by H.E. Minister Rob Davies to the informal WTO Ministerial gathering in Davos on behalf of Benin, as the Coordinator of the African Group. The t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Feb 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué Highlights: The Summit received a progress report on the Review of the East African De...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jan 19  News
Talking African economy at Davos: The AfCFTA and a unified market (Africa Times) When it comes to a unified African market, Bernard Gautier, deputy CEO of French investment firm W...
Updates from the 7th African Ministers of Trade Meeting (12-13 December 2018)

Updates from the 7th African Ministers of Trade Meeting (12-13 December 2018)

23 Jan 19  Blog
African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) held their 7th meeting in Egypt from 12-13 December 2018. The AMOT is a meeting African Union member states’ ministers responsible for tra...
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 ...
The Buenos Aires G20 Meeting: Has Rules-based global Trade survived?

The Buenos Aires G20 Meeting: Has Rules-based global Trade survived?

11 Dec 18  Blog
The communiqué issued at the end of the Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires recently (30 November and 1 December 2018) reads like the to-do list for the world’s leading countrie...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Dec 18  News
Getting to 22: Namibia, South Africa ratify the AfCFTA @AmbMuchanga: More great news on AfCFTA ratification! The National Assembly of Namibia has approved the ratification of ...
WCO and SACU region celebrate successful conclusion of the regional Customs Modernization Programme

WCO and SACU region celebrate successful conclusion of the regional Customs Modernization Programme

05 Dec 18  News
Back in 2014, the World Customs Organization (WCO), the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Secretariat and the five Customs administrations of the SACU region (Botswana, Lesotho...
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...

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