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tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

26 Jun 20  News
A tralac Special Feature on the Corporate Council on Africa’s inaugural Leaders Forum, Resilient US-Africa business engagement to drive post COVID-19 recovery, which concludes to...
COVID-19: Africa and the United States to remain key partners, says President Kagame

COVID-19: Africa and the United States to remain key partners, says President Kagame

26 Jun 20  News
On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) launched its inaugural Leaders Forum – a high level virtual forum to bring together Heads of State, senior USG and Af...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

25 Jun 20  News
The first round of talks for the proposed Kenya-USA FTA will take place from 9-17 July. Multi-video: CS Maina unveils negotiation guide Proposed Kenya-United States FTA Agreement:...
Proposed Kenya-United States FTA Agreement: Negotiation Principles, Objectives and Scope

Proposed Kenya-United States FTA Agreement: Negotiation Principles, Objectives and Scope

25 Jun 20  News
Kenya and the United States, in February 2020, jointly announced their intent to initiate negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between themselves. Towards this end, the Mi...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

19 Jun 20  News
A special feature on the Kenya-USA FTA: The United States-Kenya Free Trade Area (FTA): insights into the bilateral trade relationship and early progress on setting terms for a...
The United States-Kenya Free Trade Area (FTA): insights into the bilateral trade relationship and early progress on setting terms for an FTA

The United States-Kenya Free Trade Area (FTA): insights into the bilateral trade relationship and early progress on setting terms for an FTA

17 Jun 20  Publications
On 6 February 2020, US President Donald Trump announced the United States’ intention to initiate negotiations with Kenya on a bilateral Free Trade Area (FTA). This followed a mee...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

01 Jun 20  News
Diarise: The OACPS hosts (3 June) first-ever Inter-Sessional Summit on the theme: Transcending the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be chaired by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. ec...
Summary of Specific Negotiating Objectives for the initiation of United States-Kenya trade agreement negotiations

Summary of Specific Negotiating Objectives for the initiation of United States-Kenya trade agreement negotiations

29 May 20  News
Introduction On March 17, 2020, the Trump Administration notified Congress that the President intends to negotiate a trade agreement with the Republic of Kenya, in accordance with...
South Africa’s redesignation as a ‘developed country’ in United States trade remedies legislation and investigations: possible impacts and consequences

South Africa’s redesignation as a ‘developed country’ in United States trade remedies legislation and investigations: possible impacts and consequences

18 May 20  Publications
In recent weeks and months, numerous media headlines and associated articles have focused on the United States-South Africa trade relationship, some going as far as proclaiming tha...
South Africa’s new status as a ‘developed country’ for purposes of United States’ subsidies and countervailing duty investigations

South Africa’s new status as a ‘developed country’ for purposes of United States’ subsidies and countervailing duty investigations

04 May 20  Blog
Earlier this year, on 10 February 2020, the United States announced changes to the way in which it would conduct aspects of its trade remedy investigations, including that South Af...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

28 Apr 20  News
Diarise: South Africa’s March merchandise trade statistics will be released on Thursday Selected submissions to the US Trade Representative ahead of negotiations on the proposed...
The proposed US – Kenya Trade Deal: Context and Consequences

The proposed US – Kenya Trade Deal: Context and Consequences

13 Apr 20  Publications
On 17 March 2020, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced to the US Congress that the Trump administration will now negotiate a comprehensive trade agreement with Kenya...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

03 Apr 20  News
USTR’s 2020 National Trade Estimate: extracts on commentary for South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria The Office of the United States Trade Representative has issued the 2020 National Tr...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

23 Mar 20  News
African finance ministers call for coordinated COVID-19 response to mitigate adverse impact on economies and society (UNECA) African finance ministers met on 19 March in a virtual...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

19 Mar 20  News
The AfCFTA and the US-Kenya Free Trade Agreement challenge: getting beyond divide-and-rule (Wilson Center’s African Program) Hardly had South African President Cyril Ramaphosa s...
Trump Administration notifies Congress of intent to negotiate trade agreement with Kenya

Trump Administration notifies Congress of intent to negotiate trade agreement with Kenya

18 Mar 20  News
At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today (17 March) notified Congress that the Trump Administration will negotiate ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Mar 20  News
The recently elected Secretary General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, Mr Wamkele Mene, will be sworn in tomorrow at the African Union. Trump Administration notifies Congress of intent...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Mar 20  News
Message from tralac on COVID-19 We recognise COVID-19 as a global disaster and are adapting the way we work and how we deliver our work programme, to safeguard the health of our s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 20  News
5th anniversary of the Nairobi Ministerial Decision: Review of implementation, identification of gaps and the way forward. The following submission (dated 2 March) is being circula...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Feb 20  News
Updates on this week’s 10th EU-AU Commission-to-Commission meeting: The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, travels to Addis Ababa accompanied by 20 ...

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