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tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

18 Dec 18  News
Today in Vienna: The High-Level Forum Africa-Europe President Kagame and Chancellor Kurz decided to call for a High-Level Forum to provide a space for European and African leaders...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Dec 18  News
Today’s event listings: Underway, in Cairo: African Civil Aviation Commission and preparatory technical committees (17-20 December), under the framework of the COMESA airspace i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Dec 18  News
Ahead of Monday’s IMF conference, The future of work in sub-Saharan Africa, in Accra, Ghana: a podcast with Axel Schimmelpfennig AfCFTA updates from this past week’s AMOT mini...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 18  News
IMF’s Chart of the Week: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is a tale of different experiences President Trump’s new Africa strategy was unveiled today in Washington: Remarks by A...
President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability

President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability

13 Dec 18  News
Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on the Trump Administration’s New Africa Strategy I’m delighted again to be here at the Heritage, an institution...
The Buenos Aires G20 Meeting: Has Rules-based global Trade survived?

The Buenos Aires G20 Meeting: Has Rules-based global Trade survived?

11 Dec 18  Blog
The communiqué issued at the end of the Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires recently (30 November and 1 December 2018) reads like the to-do list for the world’s leading countrie...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Dec 18  News
2018 African Economic Conference: outcomes Economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development. Read more in the Overview of Conference ...
Press briefing on US policy in Africa with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

Press briefing on US policy in Africa with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

07 Dec 18  News
Remarks by Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. via teleconference in Nairobi, Kenya, 6 December 2018 MODERATOR: Good afternoon to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regiona...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @AUTradeIndustry: “Great and welcome news. Getting closer to 22. Senegalese cabinet last night adopted draft law authorizing ratification of AfCFTA A...
African Union Commission and the United States commit to advance efforts towards stability and development in Africa

African Union Commission and the United States commit to advance efforts towards stability and development in Africa

30 Nov 18  News
The African Union (AU) Commission and the United States of America convened the 6th annual High-Level Dialogue at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa on 29 November 2018. ...
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...
Is it time for a new Global Order?

Is it time for a new Global Order?

18 Nov 18  Blog
The policies of President Trump have brought a new urgency to the debate about the future of the global economic and geopolitical order. American tariffs on Chinese goods[1], the w...
American mid-term Elections: What International Implications?

American mid-term Elections: What International Implications?

18 Nov 18  Blog
The American mid-term elections took place during the first week of November 2018 and were keenly watched. Many have hoped that control by the Democratic Party of the House of Repr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 18  News
Featured trade policy tweet, @CohenOnAfrica: US government withdrawal of AGOA privileges from Mauritania due to reports of slavery is essentially symbolic – trade with Mauritania...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Nov 18  News
SADC Business Council foundational meeting: @SthrnAfrcaTrust updates Tomorrow, 7 November, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Johannesburg Airport, @SthrnAfrcaTrust and @TheNBF will host t...
President Trump terminates AGOA trade preference program eligibility for Mauritania

President Trump terminates AGOA trade preference program eligibility for Mauritania

06 Nov 18  News
President Donald J. Trump on Friday announced his intent to terminate the eligibility of Mauritania for trade preference benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Nov 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment conferences: (i) Starting today In London: ODI’s Africa’s rising debt conference. Conference agenda, Briefing paper (pdf), Twitter hasht...
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...
US Automotive Tariff Threat

US Automotive Tariff Threat

05 Oct 18  Infographics
On 23 May 2018, Secretary of the United States Commerce Department Wilbur Ross launched a Section 232 investigation as to whether automotive imports are hurting US national securit...

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