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Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: Value Chains

tralac Daily News

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27 Jul 22  News
Local news IMF raises South Africa’s growth outlook for 2022, but says global picture tilted to the downside (BusinessTech) The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest glo...
Promoting the textiles and clothing value chain: Role of the AfCFTA

Promoting the textiles and clothing value chain: Role of the AfCFTA

25 Jul 22  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is giving the continent new energy to boost intra-Africa trade with the regional economic communities (RECs) free trade areas (FTAs...
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11 Jul 22  News
Local Key South African trade route blocked as fuel costs surge (BusinessTech) Protesters in a city in South Africa’s north east blocked roads including a key route linking the...
Trade in Used Clothing in Africa – implications for developing a textile and clothing regional value chain in Africa

Trade in Used Clothing in Africa – implications for developing a textile and clothing regional value chain in Africa

27 Jun 22  Publications
The textile and clothing industry in Africa has been identified as one of the sectors that has the potential to drive Africa’s industrialisation and create employment opportuniti...
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22 Apr 22  News
Local news Removal of poultry import tariffs will destroy domestic jobs, says SAPA (Engineering News) Requests by the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) to suspen...
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06 Apr 22  News
Local news Supply chain bottlenecks here to stay for 2022, goods prices to rise sharply – Cargo Compass SA (Engineering News) Global supply chain backlogs are showing no signs ...
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31 Mar 22  News
Local trade news Trade Statistics for February 2022 (South African Revenue Service) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for February 202...
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09 Feb 22  News
Country-related news Cyclone Batsirai: Exports to Madagascar on the line (Food for Mzansi) As a strategic trade partner to South Africa, Madagascar’s dealing with Cyclone Batsi...
Moving Up the Value Chain – How Can Africa Keep Climbing the Ladder?

Moving Up the Value Chain – How Can Africa Keep Climbing the Ladder?

21 Dec 21  Blog
In the standard model of world trade, which is taught to first year students around the world, the patterns of world trade are fixed and unchangeable. Ricardo’s classic model of ...
Unrest in South Africa: food security and supply chain responses

Unrest in South Africa: food security and supply chain responses

05 Aug 21  Blog
When South Africa’s most recent spate of civil unrest, triggered when former President Jacob Zuma handed himself over to the Correctional Services facility in Estcourt in KwaZulu...
The potential role for drones in Africa’s value chains

The potential role for drones in Africa’s value chains

30 Jul 21  Publications
Industrialisation and the emergence of new technologies, such as the Internet, have improved value chain efficiency but also increased the complexity of production linkages. Within...
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21 Jul 21  News
National Cost of containers, freight have increased on the back of Covid-19 (Engineering News) The cost of freight containers, rental costs and shipping freight rates have increa...
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28 May 21  News
Featured news Launch of eTradeHubs to simplify trade processes for woman small business owners in AfCFTA (International Chamber of Commerce) The Women Traders in the African Cont...
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14 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Small South African Businesses Set To Benefit From Import Ban (OkayAfrica) The South African government plans to block certain imports to th...
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28 Jan 21  News
Country focus Treasury is confident its strategy on Covid-19 vaccine acquisition is foolproof against PPE-like corruption National Treasury is convinced that SA’s Covid-19 vacc...
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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...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News selection

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...

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