Tag: World Trade Organisation

tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

05 Jun 19  News
World Bank's June 2019 Global Economic Prospects: Global growth to weaken to 2.6% in 2019 Growth among advanced economies as a group is anticipated to slow in 2019, especially in ...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

04 Jun 19  News
Paul Brenton, Ian Gillson, Pierre Sauvé:  Economic diversification - why trade matters (Trade for Development News) Services trade policies can spur diversification through ...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

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

tralac's Daily News Selection

21 May 19  News
Nigeria’s funding of the AU:  FEC approves implementation of new import levy (Daily Post) The Federal Executive Council, yesterday, approved the rate of 0.2% as the new imp...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

20 May 19  News
tralac's April newsletter was published earlier today:  it contains a wide variety of AfCFTA-relevant commentaries and resources A select listing of African trade events: (...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 19  News
An explanatory video on the AfCFTA, produced by the ECA_Official Video Channel: How will it benefit us in practice? “Honour Ghana with AfCFTA Secretariat for sacrifices made tow...
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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...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 May 19  News
New commentaries on the AfCFTA: tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus: The institutional design of the AfCFTA. Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 May 19  News
2019 Draft Joint OECD/WTO Aid for Trade at a Glance: OECD posts the abstracts for the nine chapters (pdf) This seventh edition of the Aid for Trade at a Glance publication seeks t...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Apr 19  News
Zimbabwe shoots down Masiyiwa’s rand proposal (Bulawayo24) Industry and Commerce minister, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu has shot down the suggestion by billionaire telecoms tycoo...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Apr 19  News
Zimbabwe Infrastructure Report 2019 (AfDB) Zimbabwe has faced headwinds over the last decade resulting in a collapse of the economy. However, following the political transition of...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Apr 19  News
AfCFTA here at last: is Africa ready to embrace it? (Editorial comment, New Times, Kigali) Global trade growth loses momentum as trade tensions persist (WTO) Main points. Wo...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Mar 19  News
A suite of AfCFTA updates: Professor Benedict Oramah, Afreximbank President: 2019 Bullion Lecture, delivered earlier this week in Lagos on Leveraging the AfCFTA to B...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Mar 19  News
The AU has posted the TOR for the proposed African Labour Migration Advisory Committee (pdf). It is one of the agenda items at next week’s Specialised Technical Committee on Soci...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 19  News
Trade policy pointers: Cameroon will host an AfCFTA national sensitization, information forum in mid-April 2019: further details, here and here Togo’s AfCFTA forum:&nbs...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Mar 19  News
Our profiled International Women’s Day feature: Women are at the heart of African cities. The continent needs urban policies that empower them (CityMetric) Growing evidence sugg...
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