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04 Sep 20  News
National news Pace of reform to determine shape of SA’s capital-equipment export recovery (Engineering News) About 40% of capital equipment exported from South Africa has been ...
WTO report draws attention to impact of COVID-19 trade disruptions on women

WTO report draws attention to impact of COVID-19 trade disruptions on women

05 Aug 20  News
Women are likely to be harder hit than men by trade disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the dangers are particularly acute in developing countries according to a new in...
Women gain key economic benefits from greater trade, study finds

Women gain key economic benefits from greater trade, study finds

31 Jul 20  News
"Pink tariffs” and other trade barriers are obstacles to better jobs, wage equality Trade increases women’s wages and helps close the wage gap between men and women while crea...
COVID-19 and the gender-related economic consequences for Africa

COVID-19 and the gender-related economic consequences for Africa

30 Jul 20  Blog
The world is struggling to cope with the economic and health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, its impact on women, and in particular the economic impact on women in ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jul 20  News
David Luke: Why trade matters for African development (LSE Africa) The central role of trade in development requires that trade policies, trade agreements and concessional arrange...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Jul 20  News
Diarise: EAC experts meeting on outstanding issues under Phase 1 of the AFCFTA negotiations (22-24 July) The selection process for the next WTO Director General began today, and w...
Keeping trade open amid COVID-19 crisis central to achieving SDGs and economic recovery

Keeping trade open amid COVID-19 crisis central to achieving SDGs and economic recovery

14 Jul 20  News
In a report to the United Nations High-level Political Forum (HLPF) taking place from 7 to 16 July, the WTO Secretariat highlights that trade, fiscal and monetary policies are key ...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

18 Jun 20  News
Mainstreaming gender in key e-commerce policy areas: possible lessons for AfCFTA (CUTS) In particular, the study aims to: (i) outline key policy areas for the promotion of e-comme...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

03 Jun 20  News
The AfDB has posted its North Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2020-2026 The North Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP-NA) 2020-2026 has been designed to su...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

02 Jun 20  News
COVID-19 and trade in SSA: impacts and policy response (World Bank) Measures taken to curtail the spread of COVID-19 have led to a sharp contraction of the global economy and an e...
COVID-19 and its implications for women

COVID-19 and its implications for women

25 May 20  Blog
In a recent op-ed, Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook drew attention to the “double-double shift” that COVID-19 is imposing on women.[1] Women have multip...
Informal Cross Border Trade in Africa in a Time of Pandemic

Informal Cross Border Trade in Africa in a Time of Pandemic

07 Apr 20  Blog
Informal cross-border trade (ICBT) forms a significant part of intra Sub-Saharan African (SSA) trade. It contributes income, provides jobs and empowers women in some of the most fr...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Mar 20  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: ETTG-UNDP agenda-setting event on the EU-AU Partnership Selected EAC trade and development policy events Regional consultative meeting on the 6th Dev...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Feb 20  News
How emerging markets will shape Africa in 2020 (WEF) In recent years, Sub-Saharan Africa has increasingly traded old friends, like the US and the European Union, for new ones in e...
SheGovernsTrade

SheGovernsTrade

29 Jan 20  Article
2022 SheGovernsTrade development program tralac is pleased to announce the 2022 SheGovernsTrade Development Program. This Development Program contributes to the objectives of Sh...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 20  News
South Africa’s six strategic objectives during its Chairship of the African Union: keynote address by President Ramaphosa (The Presidency) At the same time, we are presented wit...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Dec 19  News
Gender-sensitive policy recommendations to support women cross-border traders in Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia  (UNCTAD) Recommendations on Enabling Business Environment and Forma...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Oct 19  News
OECD’s 2019 Global Forum on Competition (5-6 December, Paris): The profiled paper: Competition policy within the context of free trade agreements (pdf). This paper reports the ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Oct 19  News
Underway in Geneva: UNCTAD’s NTMs Week Sessions will cover topics such as the costs and benefits associated with NTMs from a sustainable development perspective, trade tensions ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Aug 19  News
The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development began today in Yokohama on the theme Advancing Africa’s development through people, technology and innovation. T...

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