Login

Register




Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: Trade regulation

African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States’ agricultural trade and the World Trade Organization negotiations

African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States’ agricultural trade and the World Trade Organization negotiations

20 Sep 17  News
The long-running World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha negotiations remain unresolved. The stumbling block in 2008 was the intransigence of the United States of America over domestic...
Kenya forms team to negotiate international trade deals

Kenya forms team to negotiate international trade deals

20 Sep 17  News
The Government has formed a multi-agency council to coordinate bilateral, regional, inter-regional and multilateral trade. In a gazette notice on 15 September 2017, Industry, Trad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Sep 17  News
tralac’s Weekly e-newsletter is posted. Highlights include: Prof Gerard Erasmus asking if the court ruling on the Kenyan elections in Kenya is a precedent for inter-state dispute...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 17  News
Featured trade finance tweet, from @AUTradeIndustry: In 2014, SMEs constituted more than 80% of enterprises in Africa, but they accounted for only 28% of banks’ trade finance po...
Dti pushes ahead with localisation to boost domestic growth

Dti pushes ahead with localisation to boost domestic growth

13 Sep 17  News
South Africa is working towards more effective monitoring and enforcement of localisation of products and compliance with local content requirements, Trade and Industry M...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Sep 17  News
Starting today, in Dar es Salaam: Tanzania oil and gas congress. A DW commentary: Gas and oil key in East African integration UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board began its 64th...
The Battle over Safeguards on Poultry Imports from the EU continues

The Battle over Safeguards on Poultry Imports from the EU continues

07 Sep 17  Discussion
Gerhard Erasmus, tralac Associate and Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher discuss the ongoing safeguard investigation into South Africa’s imposition of a safeguard duty on poult...
Update on the outcome of the Third Meeting of the CFTA Technical Working Groups (TWGs)

Update on the outcome of the Third Meeting of the CFTA Technical Working Groups (TWGs)

05 Sep 17  News
Convened by the African Union Department of Trade and Industry from 20th August to 1st September, 2017, in Durban, Republic of South Africa I. Introduction From 21st August to ...
Deputy President speaks out against anti-competitive behavior

Deputy President speaks out against anti-competitive behavior

01 Sep 17  News
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday spoke out against anti-competitive behaviour, saying it prevents economies from realising their potential. “Anti-competitive behaviour...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 17  News
Featured infographics from tralac’s latest resource page: (i) South Africa’s trade relationship with Africa, (ii) US – Africa trade profile 2010-2016, (iii) Africa’s used c...
Rwanda-Tanzania private sector in fresh effort to boost bilateral trade

Rwanda-Tanzania private sector in fresh effort to boost bilateral trade

29 Aug 17  News
Rwandan and Tanzanian private sector bodies on Monday reiterated their commitment to collaborate in advocating for elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) between the two countri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Aug 17  News
Today’s trade policy tweets: (i) Nigeria’s chief trade negotiator, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe,‏ @ChieduOsakwe1: Tough negotiations at the CFTA, but the gains when concluded wi...
Support ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ policy, Trade Minister tells Central Bank

Support ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ policy, Trade Minister tells Central Bank

24 Aug 17  News
Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile to support some government policies such as ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ (BUBU). BUBU is a pol...
Fishing to live: Time for action to support and protect small-scale fisheries

Fishing to live: Time for action to support and protect small-scale fisheries

24 Aug 17  News
New study maps the policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat Two-thirds of the caught fish that humans eat are taken by small-scale fishers, many using c...
Are African Trade Arrangements rediscovering Trade Remedies?

Are African Trade Arrangements rediscovering Trade Remedies?

16 Aug 17  Discussion
Gerhard Erasmus, tralac Associate, comments on the growing interest in trade remedies as a tool to promote rules-based trade and integration in Africa There seems to be a renewed ...
GI protection: are components of a compound GI name covered?

GI protection: are components of a compound GI name covered?

16 Aug 17  Discussion
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, discusses the need for clarification on mutually agreed provisions concerning the use of geographical indications in trade agreements The pro...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Aug 17  News
NEPAD’s integration into AU structures and processes: AU issues consultancy request Dr Francis Mangeni: Customized trade remedies in Africa – the case of the COMESA-EAC-SADC T...
Customized trade remedies in Africa – the case of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

Customized trade remedies in Africa – the case of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

15 Aug 17  News
Meaning of trade remedies Trade remedies have been variously defined, for instance: “The term trade remedy measures or, simply trade remedies, generally refers to three types o...
Dar calls off Kenya trade row meeting

Dar calls off Kenya trade row meeting

15 Aug 17  News
Tanzanian officials have put off a meeting intended to iron out outstanding trade disputes with Kenya amid concerns Dar es Salaam was maintaining a hardline stance in the spat. Re...
Trade in second-hand clothes: the bigger picture

Trade in second-hand clothes: the bigger picture

10 Aug 17  Publications
In the past few months, trade in second-hand clothes has led to much debate on the African continent. Second-hand clothes are being sent to Africa, either having been donated for c...

Contact

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel +27 21 880 2010