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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 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Feb 20  News
Ministers of Health of AU member states will meet this weekend to discuss a continental strategy for preparedness and response to the coronavirus disease outbreak. The ministers wi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Feb 20  News
Kimberly Ann Elliott: Would a US-Kenya trade deal throw African integration off course? (WPR) But a bilateral deal with the US will make it harder to bring the AfCFTA to fruition....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Feb 20  News
Trade events to diarise: EA Competition Authority experts meeting to develop a prioritization framework and conduct of market studies (19-22 February, Dar es Salaam) EAC:...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 20  News
Why the need for a pharmaceutical initiative anchored on the AfCFTA? Extracts from the technical paper prepared for the Third Africa Business Forum (UNECA) This innovative AfCFTA-...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Feb 20  News
Posted in Addis: The 2020 AU Handbook US revokes WTO subsidy preferences for South Africa and some other countries (Bloomberg, Fin24) The Trump administration is changing a key e...
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...

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