Tag: World Trade Organisation

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Oct 19  News
African trade policy events to diarise: The first meeting of the AfCFTA Council of Ministers responsible for trade takes place next week in Addis Ababa (24-25 October). It wil...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

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

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Oct 19  News
Commonwealth trade ministerial: Reform WTO and resist protectionism Following a meeting in London, ministers from the 53 Commonwealth member countries declared their collective su...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Sep 19  News
Underway, in Moscow: VI BRICS International Competition Conference Diarise: The JSE SA Trade Connect (22-23 October, Johannesburg) AfCFTA updates from Cape Town, Nairobi, Kinsha...
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What is happening to the WTO?

What is happening to the WTO?

13 Sep 19  Blog
Freedom of trade and equal market access were central to the plans for reconstructing the post World War II international order. International peace had to be secured through, amon...
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The Bretton Woods System at 75

The Bretton Woods System at 75

13 Sep 19  Blog
Seventy five years ago, in July 1944, while World War II was still raging, delegates from all 44 Allied nations gathered in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in the United States, for ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Sep 19  News
Rethinking the International Trade Architecture: address by WTO’s DDG Alan Wolff at the Institute for International Trade, Adelaide The topic of our conference is “Rethinking ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Aug 19  News
The 39th SADC Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government starts tomorrow in Dar es Salaam. It concludes on Sunday. A selection of updates: SADC Council of Ministers mee...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jul 19  News
Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner for Customs, Dicksons Kateshumbwa, was recently elected as the World Customs Organisation Council chairperson. Extracts from an interview: ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jul 19  News
Diarise: The 7th Annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference 2019 takes place on 29-30 August in Nairobi Featured African trade policy tweets: @AfricaMediaHu...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jul 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update, from @ch_nji: “It’s done, Cameroon has ratified the AfCFTA today, 19 July 2019. Instrument of ratification to be deposited with the depository in th...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jul 19  News
Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa: A Gates Foundation report prepared for the G7 French Presidency (pdf) This report profiles five pillars for extending digital fina...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jul 19  News
Next week in Nairobi: “It’s all systems go as Kenya readies to host Africa’s leading premier SME gathering, the Kenya Trade Week and COMESA High Level Business Summit, 15-21 ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jul 19  News
Today, in Geneva: “The AfCFTA – From Dream to Reality”: tralac and the Sidley Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program organised an AfCFTA Breakfast Event this morning in Niamey...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Jul 19  News
Diarise: Next year’s 2020 Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will take place in Addis Ababa, 18-24 March, on the theme The future of Af...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 19  News
Underway, in Niamey: 9th Session of African Ministers of Trade in preparation for the Extra-Ordinary Summit scheduled for 7 July. The summit will also be preceded by the Civil Soci...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Jun 19  News
The African Group at the WTO has circulated a statement on the Appellate Body impasse: An extract: “In the last year, we note with alarming concern the systemic risks facing the...
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