Tag: Value Chains

tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

18 Nov 20  News
National President to officially open third SA Investment Conference (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the Opening Address at the third South Africa Investment Conf...
Supply Chain and COVID-19: UN rushes to move vital equipment to frontlines

Supply Chain and COVID-19: UN rushes to move vital equipment to frontlines

19 May 20  News
As COVID-19 spreads to countries with poor health systems, the United Nations and its partners are racing against time to ensure that life-saving personal protective equipment and ...
In the new economy, knowledge is king

In the new economy, knowledge is king

07 May 20  News
Shifts in global trade patterns, coupled with rapid technological changes are presenting challenges to sustaining growth. Therefore, a transition to a more knowledge-based growth m...
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05 May 20  News
Wamkele Mene: Digital trade the only tool for Africa’s economic recovery (EWN) AfCFTA secretary-general Wamkele Mene said he had gone back to the drawing board to review his pri...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

04 May 20  News
The Bureau of the Council of Ministers of the AfCFTA will convene a virtual meeting on Wednesday to discuss AfCFTA implementation issues and a trade response to COVID-19. Senior of...
COVID-19: Using economic stimulus to reduce the long-term hunger impact

COVID-19: Using economic stimulus to reduce the long-term hunger impact

04 May 20  News
Beyond the COVID-19 health emergency, a recession looms, and countries ought to take measures now to soften the longer-term impacts on hunger and food insecurity, a new FAO po...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

21 Apr 20  News
Tomorrow: President Ramaphosa engages African business leaders on the impact of COVID19 Members of the AU Bureau, other invited Heads of State and/or Government, the African Centr...
AUC, Afreximbank, Afrochampions and UNECA Joint Communiqué on the Need for A Holistic and Coordinated Trade and Investment Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

AUC, Afreximbank, Afrochampions and UNECA Joint Communiqué on the Need for A Holistic and Coordinated Trade and Investment Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

18 Apr 20  News
The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis that is both unprecedented and with many ramifications. The Pandemic poses significant health and social risks to the entire globe. In...
COVID-19: The global food supply chain is holding up, for now

COVID-19: The global food supply chain is holding up, for now

08 Apr 20  News
The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic is so far having little impact on the global food supply chain, but that could change for the worse – and soon – if anxiety-driven panic by majo...
Recovery from the Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa: What Role for Trade?

Recovery from the Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa: What Role for Trade?

07 Apr 20  Blog
The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on African countries will be known only after the situation is brought under control. There will be immediate shocks to livelihoods, a...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

27 Mar 20  News
tralac’s Trudi Hartzenberg: South Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic We’ve already seen that global cooperation and support are absolutely essential at this time. It...
The Trade in Automotive Components and Regional Value Chain Development

The Trade in Automotive Components and Regional Value Chain Development

26 Mar 20  Blog
The development of global value chains (GVCs) has been one of the most striking features of economic globalisation. With the improvements in the efficiency of global travel and com...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Sep 19  News
Tributes continue to pour in following the death of Nigeria's chief trade negotiator and one of the AfCFTA's architects, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.  A selection: (i)  Dav...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Aug 19  News
Towards the AfCFTA Country Business Index: ad-hoc expert group meeting to review methodological approach The ECA has proposed the establishment of an AfCFTA Country Business Index...
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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...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jul 19  News
Underway, in New York: High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Niamey Summit wrap, reactions Multi-video: Africa punches below its weight when it comes to inter...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 19  News
Diarise: Investment to support competitiveness and inclusive growth in South Africa (27 May, Johannesburg). One of the speakers at this Tutwa CG seminar will be David Bridgman (out...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 19  News
African trade events to diarise: Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2020 (1-7 September 2020, Kigali) World Export Development Forum 2019 (18-22 November 2019, Addis Ababa)....
DDG Wolff highlights role of WTO in facilitating agri-food chains

DDG Wolff highlights role of WTO in facilitating agri-food chains

14 May 19  News
The World Trade Organisation (WTO’s) rules-based framework benefits farmers and other participants in nascent and developing agri-food value chains by facilitating their daily op...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 May 19  News
Two to Tango: An evaluation of World Bank Group support to fostering regional integration (World Bank) This evaluation assesses the Bank Group’s effectiveness and comparative ad...