US and South Africa: comments on trade issues by Ambassador Gaspard
Date posted: 22 February 2014
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), Employment, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Private sector, South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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Bonds worth $89m executed in Northern Corridor
Date posted: 22 February 2014
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC), Kenya, North-South corridor, Northern Corridor, Trade facilitation
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Swaziland: Budget speech 2014-15
Date posted: 22 February 2014
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), Private sector, Southern African Customs Union (SACU), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Swaziland, Taxation, Trade facilitation
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Mauritius-Africa Fund to encourage Mauritians to invest in Africa
Date posted: 19 February 2014
Intra-African trade, Mauritius, Private sector, Trade facilitation
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Rising BRICs and changes in Sub-Saharan Africa’s business cycle patterns
Date posted: 19 February 2014
Brazil, BRICS, China, Globalisation, India, Mining, Private sector, Trade data, Trade facilitation
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A values-driven trade policy: address by USTR Michael Froman
Date posted: 19 February 2014
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), Trade facilitation, US
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Rob Davies: the Special Economic Zones Bill 2013
Date posted: 19 February 2014
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Private sector, South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Special economic zone, Trade facilitation
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Exporters told certificates of origin now available online
Date posted: 18 February 2014
Tanzania, Trade facilitation
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EAC set to launch common market protocol scorecard
Date posted: 18 February 2014
East African Community (EAC), Intra-regional trade, Trade facilitation
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RVR plans Kenya-Juba-Cairo route
Date posted: 17 February 2014
Egypt, Kenya, Logistics, Railways, Trade facilitation
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Impasse on trade talks threatens Kenya’s quota-free market status
Date posted: 16 February 2014
East African Community (EAC), Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), European Union (EU), Kenya, Trade facilitation
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José Barroso: Reforming Europe in a changing world
Date posted: 16 February 2014
European Union (EU), Trade facilitation
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Enabling Trade: from valuation to action
Date posted: 14 February 2014
Customs management, One Stop Border Posts (OSBPs), Trade facilitation
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ACP-EU JPA meeting: European parliamentarians urged to consider reviewing abolishment of sugar quotas
Date posted: 13 February 2014
European Union (EU), Least Developed Countries (LDC), Mauritius, Trade facilitation
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Trade policies and regional integration in Africa
Date posted: 12 February 2014
Intra-African trade, Intra-regional trade, Nigeria, Private sector, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation, West Africa
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Trade facilitation

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