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Tag: Women in Trade

Challenges women traders face at border posts and what can be done to address these challenges

Challenges women traders face at border posts and what can be done to address these challenges

25 Jul 22  Blog
Surveys indicate that about 70-80 percent of informal traders are women. Women traders face gender based barriers at borders affecting potential for inclusive growth. It has also b...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Jul 22  News
Local news South African president urges stakeholders to examine progress in redressing racialized economy (Xinhua) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged sta...
Women in Trade in the AfCFTA – what could the Protocol provide?

Women in Trade in the AfCFTA – what could the Protocol provide?

01 Jul 22  Blog
A Protocol on Women and the Youth will be negotiated and be adopted as part of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement. In this Blog we discuss why such a Protoc...
Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference – Geneva: Resource page

Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference – Geneva: Resource page

13 Jun 22  News
WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12 WTO members successfully concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on 17 June, securing multila...
tralac Short Course: Reading and Interpreting International Trade Agreements - June 2022

tralac Short Course: Reading and Interpreting International Trade Agreements - June 2022

10 Jun 22  Event
Case study of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) – including the Protocol on Women and Youth in Trade Trade agreements are treaties of a specific kind; they r...
Trade and decent work: the ILO’s Indicator guide (2021)

Trade and decent work: the ILO’s Indicator guide (2021)

02 Jun 22  Blog
The International Labour Organization (ILO) recently published a guide addressing decent work indicators in trade policies and trade agreements. Many aspects such as employment, ri...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

29 Apr 22  News
Local news Date of production restart still unsure – Toyota SA boss (Engineering News) Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) says it is following a “systematic and meticulously p...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Apr 22  News
Local news Minister Mondli Gungubele: Signing ceremony of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (South African Government) The framework we are signing...
Gender Provisions in African Trade Agreements: What Commitments Are There For Reconciling Gender Equality and Trade?

Gender Provisions in African Trade Agreements: What Commitments Are There For Reconciling Gender Equality and Trade?

25 Mar 22  Publications
The trade agreements concluded by African countries stand out in many respects in terms of addressing gender issues. Specific provisions on gender have been integrated in African t...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Mar 22  News
Domestic, country-related news SA economy grows by 1.2% in fourth quarter of 2021 (SAnews) Trade grew by at least 2.9%, manufacturing recorded an increase of about 2.8%, personal...
Making intra-African investment work for women: what should be considered in the AfCFTA Protocol on Investment

Making intra-African investment work for women: what should be considered in the AfCFTA Protocol on Investment

27 Jan 22  Blog
The ongoing negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Investment Protocol provide a unique opportunity to make the intra-African investment work for women. T...
Eight Types of Provisions to Make the AfCFTA Investment Protocol Gender-Responsive

Eight Types of Provisions to Make the AfCFTA Investment Protocol Gender-Responsive

31 Dec 21  Publications
The ongoing negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Investment Protocol present a unique opportunity to make intra-African investment work for women by des...
Women traders in the AfCFTA event – Expo 2020 Dubai

Women traders in the AfCFTA event – Expo 2020 Dubai

08 Oct 21  Event
The Women Traders in the AfCFTA, a partnership formed by ICC, UPS, Trade Law Centre (tralac), and West Blue Consulting, met at Expo 2020 Dubai to support women-led SMEs in Africa. ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

01 Sep 21  News
National Trade balance remains in surplus while exports take a knock after July unrest (Daily Maverick) South Africa recorded a trade surplus in July of R36.9bn, down from a revi...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Aug 21  News
National New transport initiative aims to empower almost a thousand women (Engineering News) A new initiative championed by the Commercial Transport Academy (CTA) will aim to emp...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

12 Aug 21  News
National SA records agricultural trade surplus of R22bn (IOL) South Africa recorded an agricultural trade surplus of $1.5 billion (about R22bn) in the second quarter of this year...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Aug 21  News
National dtic announces economic recovery support interventions (SAnews) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has announced that the economic recovery support...
Gender-Responsiveness in Trade Agreements – how does the AfCFTA fare?

Gender-Responsiveness in Trade Agreements – how does the AfCFTA fare?

30 Jul 21  Blog
Gender mainstreaming in free trade agreements is becoming an increasingly common practice.[1] This involves including provisions to address the specific needs of women and implemen...
How can the AfCFTA assist Small Scale Traders?

How can the AfCFTA assist Small Scale Traders?

28 Jul 21  Blog
When thinking about international trade, pictures of cargo ships carrying multi-coloured crates or large haulage trucks cruising along an empty highway are usually evoked. While th...
Gender Provisions in African Trade Agreements: An Assessment of the Commitments for Reconciling Women’s Empowerment and Global Trade

Gender Provisions in African Trade Agreements: An Assessment of the Commitments for Reconciling Women’s Empowerment and Global Trade

19 Jul 21  Publications
Since the early stage of trade integration within the African continent, women's interests have been on the agenda, at least that is what the agreements reveal. Indeed, including s...

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