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Joint Statement between the United States of America and the African Union concerning the development of the African Continental Free Trade Area

Joint Statement between the United States of America and the African Union concerning the development of the African Continental Free Trade Area

07 Aug 19  News
Deputy United States Trade Representative C.J. Mahoney and African Union Commission Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga on 5 August 2019 signed a joint statement co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Aug 19  News
The Ministerial Session of the 2019 AGOA Forum began to today in Abidjan: selected updates The theme of this year’s Forum is AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade para...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Aug 19  News
Diarise: tralac’s Certificate Course on International Trade Law and Policy for Africa’s Development (starting 23 September): Applications close on 9 August East Afric...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jul 19  News
Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner for Customs, Dicksons Kateshumbwa, was recently elected as the World Customs Organisation Council chairperson. Extracts from an interview: ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jul 19  News
Special issue on US-SSA trade and investment The public hearing, US Trade and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: recent trends and new developments, takes place today, 24 July, in ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Jun 19  News
The African Group at the WTO has circulated a statement on the Appellate Body impasse: An extract: “In the last year, we note with alarming concern the systemic risks facing the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jun 19  News
Diarise: UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report will be released next Wednesday (26 June) on the theme Made in Africa: rules of origin for enhanced intra-African trade N...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 19  News
The US-Africa Business Summit 2019 starts today in Maputo. The event, a Corporate Council on Africa flagship conference, will be addressed by a large number of African Heads of Sta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jun 19  News
The highlight of the opening day of the AfDB’s Annual Meetings, yesterday in Malabo, was the release of one of its flagship reports, the African Economic Outlook. An easy guide t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Apr 19  News
Joint AfDB, AUC, UNECA, Afreximbank expert group meeting on informal cross-border trade (16-17 April, Abidjan) Informal cross-border trade has remained a dilemma for the African c...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Apr 19  News
A suite of REC-related policy updates: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa An extra-ordinary meeting of the COMESA Council of Ministers will be held on Friday, in L...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 19  News
Diarise: SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (18-20 June, Accra) on the theme Enabling the Digital Economy South Africa’s February 2019 trade balance will be released tomorrow...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Mar 19  News
The 2019 Economic Report on Africa will be launched tomorrow in Marrakech (pdf) The IMF’s forthcoming World Economic Outlook includes two analytical chapters on trade policy To...
Workshop on current and emerging trade issues for Kenya – Nairobi, 20 March 2019

Workshop on current and emerging trade issues for Kenya – Nairobi, 20 March 2019

20 Mar 19  Event
While in Nairobi for the 2019 Annual Conference, tralac and the Export Promotion Council co-hosted a workshop on 20 March 2019 in Nairobi on current and emerging trade issues for K...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 19  News
Trade policy pointers: Cameroon will host an AfCFTA national sensitization, information forum in mid-April 2019: further details, here and here Togo’s AfCFTA forum:&nbs...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Mar 19  News
Featured tweet, @CelestinMonga: Sierra Leone ($500 income per capita) imports onions from the Netherlands, 7,000 kilometers away. Why? It takes more than one month to import fresh,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Feb 19  News
African Union Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture: Continental strategy for Geographical Indications in Africa 2018-2023 The protection of GIs could give African coun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 19  News
Underway, in Monrovia: Network of Economic Journalists of West Africa meeting on AfCFTA Diarise: 3rd German-African Business Summit (11-13 February, Accra) African Mining Indaba:...
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...
World Bank president: list of reforms African states should be demanding

World Bank president: list of reforms African states should be demanding

22 Jan 19  News
The World Bank will launch the process for selecting the new World Bank President on 7 February. There’s been a great deal of talk about the importance of an open and t...

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