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South Africa launches safeguard investigation on threaded fasteners of iron or steel

In the notification, South Africa indicated, among other things, as follows: “Interested parties must make themselves known within a period of 20 days after the initiation of the investigation. Any information which the interested parties may wish to submit in writing and any request for a hearing before the Commission… Read more »

Tunisia initiates new WTO dispute complaint against Morocco book duties

Tunisia claims that Morocco acted inconsistently with a number of provisions under the WTO’s Anti-Dumping Agreement and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994.  Tunisia initiated a separate WTO dispute complaint last July regarding Morocco’s decision to impose preliminary duties on the school exercise books. Further information is… Read more »

SA Reserve Bank must pursue flexible policy, ANC says

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress said the reserve bank must consider the impact of monetary policy on economic growth when it targets inflation, re-emphasizing the flexible mandate the government gave the central bank almost a decade ago. “The ANC believes that the South African Reserve Bank must pursue a… Read more »

Djibouti hosts Second Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa

The Regional Dialogue takes place at a time of positive developments on the African continent and within the Horn of Africa region specifically. The continent made history with the official signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the 10th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union Assembly of… Read more »

Africa trade facilitation challenges need to be addressed, says Unctad

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) warns that market access gains made by Africa in the past two decades can be eroded unless the challenges of trade facilitation are addressed. Better transport, logistics and foreign investment are essential to smooth the way for the African continent to… Read more »