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South African Poultry Association files an Application for setting aside AGOA

South African Poultry Association files an Application for setting aside AGOA

01 Oct 18  Blog
How do private parties involved in intra-African trade protect their rights and interests which may flow from the application of trade agreements? They do not, as a rule, enjoy sta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Sep 18  News
South Africa’s August 2018 merchandise trade statistics show a R8.79 billion surplus from an upwardly revised R5.29 billion deficit in July and above market expectations. “We e...
President Kagame attends ‘New Africa Dialogue’ on AfCFTA Potential

President Kagame attends ‘New Africa Dialogue’ on AfCFTA Potential

28 Sep 18  News
President Kagame attended the ‘New Africa Dialogue’ on 27 September 2018, organized by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), on the potential of the Africa...
SA provides fertile ground for investment

SA provides fertile ground for investment

27 Sep 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is working hard to provide a conducive environment for investors. “Government is working with urgency...
An Analysis of the United States’ Automotive Tariff Threat

An Analysis of the United States’ Automotive Tariff Threat

20 Sep 18  Publications
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Sep 18  News
Featured tweet, @SabineBohlke: Seychelles notified the WTO Committee on Regional Agreements on their accession to the SADC Protocol on Trade. Seychelles is a strategic trading part...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Aug 18  News
South African trade updates: (i) South African farmers play chicken with Trump tariffs (Reuters). AGOA grants qualifying countries duty-free access to US markets for thousands of ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 18  News
Africa’s trade and investment relations: selected updates from recent events Prime Minister Theresa May in Cape Town (i) Joint statement by UK, SACU and Mozambique on a future ...
Joint release by USTR Robert Lighthizer and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter Munya

Joint release by USTR Robert Lighthizer and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter Munya

29 Aug 18  News
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter Munya (represented by Trade Principal Secretary Dr. Ch...
Joint Statement from President Donald J. Trump and President Uhuru Kenyatta

Joint Statement from President Donald J. Trump and President Uhuru Kenyatta

28 Aug 18  News
The US-Kenya Strategic Partnership: 55 Years of Diplomatic Relations On 27 August 2018, United States President Donald J. Trump welcomed Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta to the Whit...
President Kenyatta witnesses signing of investment deals worth $238 million in Washington DC

President Kenyatta witnesses signing of investment deals worth $238 million in Washington DC

28 Aug 18  News
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday witnessed the signing of two agreements that will see two US companies invest $238 million worth of projects in Kenya as he urged the US governme...
USTDA expands partnership with Kenya, creating opportunities for U.S. businesses

USTDA expands partnership with Kenya, creating opportunities for U.S. businesses

28 Aug 18  News
The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)’s Director of Congressional and Public Affairs, Thomas R. Hardy, joined President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Aug 18  News
Underway, in Arusha: Meeting of EAC-SACU technical officials on an exchange of tariff offers Starting today, in Nairobi: EAC meeting to develop a harmonised framewo...
Response to IIPA comments to USTR regarding South Africa’s Copyright Amendments Bill and AGOA eligibility

Response to IIPA comments to USTR regarding South Africa’s Copyright Amendments Bill and AGOA eligibility

27 Aug 18  News
IIPA claims that South Africa’s copyright reform bill would make the country ineligible for AGOA benefits The United States Trade Representative (USTR) is conducting its annual ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Aug 18  News
Forum for China-Africa Cooperation: Africa still solidly in the crosshairs of China growth (Standard Bank) When FOCAC was established in 2000, the rest of the world was perhaps be...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Aug 18  News
Featured tweet, from @ICA_Africa: The ICA Africa ‘Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa’ report for 2017 is currently in development and should be ready by November 2018. I...
Rwanda AGOA exit signals era of reciprocal trading

Rwanda AGOA exit signals era of reciprocal trading

06 Aug 18  News
Last week, the Trump administration announced the withdrawal of benefits for Rwanda to export apparel duty-free to the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa). This ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Aug 18  News
Afreximbank has posted its Annual Report 2017 (pdf) Regional spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa: exploring different channels (IMF) In addition to bringing together findings from a...
AGOA Forum 2018 outcomes: where to for a future bilateral trade relationship between the United States and Africa?

AGOA Forum 2018 outcomes: where to for a future bilateral trade relationship between the United States and Africa?

31 Jul 18  Blog
Earlier in July 2018 the annual United States – Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (“AGOA Forum”) drew to a conclusion in Washington, D.C. This annual ev...
US can’t change global trade alone, Brics panel hears

US can’t change global trade alone, Brics panel hears

25 Jul 18  News
Globalisation is irreversible and the US will not succeed in changing the global world order by increasing import tariffs. This was the central message of a high level Brics d...

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