Unctad: Pro-women trade policy can boost African economies
Date posted: 26 January 2014
Gender, Private sector, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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Trade policy instruments over time
Date posted: 25 January 2014
Trade facilitation
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Guidebook on African Commodity and Derivatives Exchanges
Date posted: 25 January 2014
Agricultural trade, Mining, Private sector, Trade facilitation
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Tanzania, South Africa to boost processing zones
Date posted: 24 January 2014
Export Promotion Zones (EPZs), Intra-African trade, South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Tanzania, Trade facilitation
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$100bn aid available for African countries - ICTSD
Date posted: 22 January 2014
Aid for Trade, Climate change, Infrastructure finance, Trade facilitation
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Shinzo Abe: Japan makes commitment to boosting Africa’s growth
Date posted: 19 January 2014
Aid effectiveness, Gender, Private sector, Trade facilitation
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China and the future of Asia Pacific trade
Date posted: 19 January 2014
China, Trade facilitation
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Reauthorization of the US African Growth and Opportunity Act: COMESA's testimony before USITC
Date posted: 18 January 2014
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), Aid for Trade, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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Zim cautious on WTO pact
Date posted: 17 January 2014
Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation, World Trade Organisation (WTO), Zimbabwe
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Brazil’s slow and uncertain shift from protectionism to free trade
Date posted: 15 January 2014
Brazil, Latin America, Trade facilitation
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Korean investors shying away from India due to red tape hurdles, poor infrastructure
Date posted: 15 January 2014
Competitiveness, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), India, Trade facilitation
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South Africa's Bio-Economy Strategy
Date posted: 15 January 2014
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Industrial policy, Private sector, South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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India’s global engagement is well above $1 trillion, 66% of economy
Date posted: 12 January 2014
Globalisation, India, Trade data, Trade facilitation
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US Commerce Secretary unveils “Look South” initiative - to boost trade with Latin America
Date posted: 11 January 2014
Comparative perspectives, Latin America, Private sector, Trade data, Trade facilitation, US
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Evaluating Aid for Trade: a survey of recent studies
Date posted: 10 January 2014
Aid for Trade, Customs management, Development corridor, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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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