African Trade Forum: summary points
Date posted: 8 October 2012
Cross-border trade, Customs management, Intra-African trade, Logistics, Trade facilitation, Tripartite FTA
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Carlos Lopes urges trade actors to build on political support for the continental trade agenda
Date posted: 25 September 2012
Intra-African trade, Trade facilitation, Tripartite FTA
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Free trade area to launch this year
Date posted: 11 September 2012
Intra-regional trade, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation, Tripartite FTA
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AU meeting on customs co-operation: aide memoire
Date posted: 3 September 2012
African Union, Customs management, Intra-African trade, Trade facilitation, Tripartite FTA
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Africa trade blocs calls for further regional integration
Date posted: 28 August 2012
Intra-African trade, Regional integration, Tripartite FTA
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Regional blocs seek to launch joint growth projects
Date posted: 26 August 2012
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Infrastructure finance, Regional integration, Tripartite FTA
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SA and regional integration: IMF comments
Date posted: 24 August 2012
Regional integration, South Africa, Southern African Customs Union (SACU), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Tripartite FTA
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AU Summit declaration on " Boosting Intra-African Trade" and CFTA
Date posted: 31 July 2012
African Union, Intra-African trade, Intra-regional trade, Tripartite FTA
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Free trade area will not hurt Zambia – study
Date posted: 31 July 2012
Intra-African trade, Intra-regional trade, Tripartite FTA, Zambia
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Implications of COMESA(CU)-EAC-SADC trade reforms for Zambia
Date posted: 27 July 2012
Intra-African trade, Taxation, Tripartite FTA, Zambia
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China sees South Africa as gateway to African market says Malusi Gigaba
Date posted: 26 July 2012
China, Parastatals, South Africa, Tripartite FTA
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SA stalling regional integration: Mushonga
Date posted: 22 July 2012
Southern African Customs Union (SACU), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Tripartite FTA, Zimbabwe
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Preparations underway for second Africa Trade Forum
Date posted: 21 July 2012
Intra-African trade, Tripartite FTA
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ARIA V: Towards an African continental free trade area
Date posted: 20 July 2012
Intra-African trade, Regional integration, Services, Tripartite FTA
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Tripartite climate change adaptation and mitigation programme signed
Date posted: 18 July 2012
Agricultural trade, Climate change, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Tripartite FTA
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Tripartite FTA

Early Closure of TMSA Programme: The Secretary of State of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has decided to terminate its financial contribution to TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA), as announced on 4 December 2013. As DFID is the sole financier of the TMSA programme of support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, TMSA will officially be closed from 17 March 2014 instead of 31 October 2014. For more information about the TMSA closure, and for a summary of some of the more notable successes of the Tripartite achieved with TMSA support, please click here