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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 20  News
The shortlisted candidates for General Secretary of AfCFTA: Nigeria’s Cecilia Akintomide has served as a former VP and General Secretary of the of the AfDB; South ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Feb 20  News
Makhtar Diop: SSATP’s new phase is ready to deliver (World Bank) For over 30 years, SSATP has been helping African countries build the underlying and enabling “invis...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 20  News
Selected WTO updates: Ethiopia has resumed its WTO membership negotiations almost eight years after the last formal meeting of its Working Party. Mamo Mihretu, seni...
South Africa under GSP country review: what implications for preferential exports to the United States?

South Africa under GSP country review: what implications for preferential exports to the United States?

18 Jan 20  Publications
On 25 March 2019, the United States Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice through the Federal Register on its annual Generalized System of Prefere...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Oct 19  News
EXIM 2019 Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee convenes interagency meeting to advance President Trump’s Prosper Africa Initiative (Exim Bank, US) The 2019 Sub-Saharan Africa A...
AGOA Forum 2019: Reflections and new developments

AGOA Forum 2019: Reflections and new developments

12 Sep 19  Blog
The 2019 AGOA Forum took place early August in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, under the banner of “AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Aug 19  News
Featured tweet, @Yadeyemi: The AU is developing a continental trade facilitation strategy with a concrete implementation plan involving ICT, logistics, SMEs, NTBs, etc, the AU told...
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...

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