Reasons for export downturn
Date posted: 1 February 2013
Competitiveness, European Union (EU), Private sector, South Africa, Trade data
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Malawi country strategy paper 2013-2017
Date posted: 1 February 2013
Competitiveness, Green economy, Inclusive growth, Infrastructure finance, Intra-regional trade, Malawi, Private sector, Trade facilitation
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Doing business 2013: Rwanda - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises
Date posted: 24 January 2013
Competitiveness, Private sector, Regulatory frameworks, Rwanda
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Doing business in Kenya 2012
Date posted: 24 January 2013
Competitiveness, Kenya, Private sector, Regulatory frameworks
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Kenya: Micro, small and medium enterprise competitiveness project review
Date posted: 22 January 2013
Competitiveness, Kenya, Private sector
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Competition and poverty reduction: Zambia
Date posted: 20 January 2013
Competitiveness, Governance, Private sector, Regulatory frameworks, Zambia
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Explaining Africa's (dis)advantage: the curse of party monopoly
Date posted: 20 January 2013
Competitiveness, Governance, Industrial policy, Political economy, Private sector
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Malawi's National Export Strategy 2013-2018
Date posted: 18 January 2013
Agricultural trade, Competitiveness, Diversification, Employment, Industrial policy, Malawi, Private sector, Trade facilitation
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Mixed reaction to WB`s Doing Business reports
Date posted: 15 January 2013
Competitiveness, Private sector, Regulatory frameworks, Tanzania, World Bank
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State backs higher tariffs to protect South African industries
Date posted: 14 January 2013
Competitiveness, Private sector, South Africa
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The East African Community after ten years: deepening integration
Date posted: 11 January 2013
Competitiveness, Convergence, East African Community (EAC), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Infrastructure finance, Intra-regional trade
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Swaziland: Directors’ five-year work permits a priority for FSE
Date posted: 8 January 2013
Competitiveness, Employment, Private sector, Swaziland
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Largarde: Malawi - economic rebirth, renewed partnerships
Date posted: 6 January 2013
Competitiveness, IMF, Inclusive growth, Malawi, Private sector
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Zambia records increased foreign direct investment
Date posted: 29 December 2012
Competitiveness, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Intra-regional trade, Zambia
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Kenya rises six slots in global trade and capital flow rating
Date posted: 7 December 2012
Competitiveness, Kenya, Logistics, Trade facilitation
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Competitiveness

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