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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...
South Africa’s agricultural trade: market access permits and export quotas for 2019

South Africa’s agricultural trade: market access permits and export quotas for 2019

17 Oct 18  News
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has issued two new notices concerning procedures for the application, administration and allocation of export quotas un...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Oct 18  News
Report of the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance: Making the global financial system work for all The next decade is critical. We need substantially greater ...
Global Financial Integrity releases new study on trade misinvoicing in Kenya

Global Financial Integrity releases new study on trade misinvoicing in Kenya

16 Oct 18  News
New study shows Kenya trade misinvoicing leads to significant revenue losses Analysis of trade misinvoicing in Kenya in 2013 shows that the potential loss of revenue to the govern...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 18  News
Diarise: Regional Monitoring Group on the implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol (17-19 October, Uganda) The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 will be released...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Oct 18  News
Kenya Economic Update: In search of fiscal space – who benefits from government spending and taxation? (World Bank) The report builds on the options to enhance domestic revenue ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Oct 18  News
Selected African trade events now underway: NTM Week 2018 (9-11 October, Geneva: Shaping sustainable trade amid protectionism 2nd Africa-Turkey Economic and Business Forum (10-11...

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