Short Courses

tralac develops and delivers focused short courses, often at the request of specific clients to address specific training needs. The following are among the courses that tralac offers:

  • Trade Policy Analysis (including trade data and tariff analysis, modelling, trade policy assessments, review of trade policy instruments)
  • Introduction to International Trade Law
  • WTO Agreements (Trade in Goods (including agriculture), Trade in Services, TRIPS)
  • Regional Trade Agreements (WTO Rules for RTAs, Scope of RTAs)
  • Trade Negotiations (including negotiations simulations)
  • Regional Integration in east and southern Africa (SACU, SADC, EAC, COMESA, Tripartite Free Trade Area)
  • Dispute Settlement
  • Trade Remedies and Safeguards
  • Competition Law and Policy
  • Investment
  • Rules of Origin

Contact us for more information.

Featured Short Course

Brexit Workshop – Namibia, 28 November 2017

Brexit Workshop – Namibia, 28 November 2017

tralac collaborated with the Namibian Agricultural Trade Forum to present a Workshop on Brexit in Namibia on 28 November 2017.

The Workshop, on the topic Issues, implications and future scenarios of BREXIT, was the first formal discussion among stakeholders in the region.

Namibia is a party to the SADC Economic Partnership Agreement between the members of the European Union on the one hand and the member states of the Southern African Customs Union (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa) and Mozambique.

The SADC EPA provides duty-free quota free (DQFQ) market access to the European Union; the rules of origin provide for extensive cumulation opportunities for firms, while still enjoying DFQF market access.

Multiple safeguard options are available to ensure that surges of imports from the EU that may cause injury to Namibian and other SADC EPA member state industries, can be addressed.

Taking into account the fact that Namibia exports several agricultural and other products to the EU, and in particular to the United Kingdom, the impact of BREXIT is of key trade policy and trade performance interest. Namibia’s

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