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SA fends off EU deals for SACU partners | 14-December-2006
South Africa is resisting European Union (EU) efforts to treat it differently from its southern African neighbours — a move which could result in the country getting less market access for its exports.
SA, EU Consolidate Cooperation | 16-November-2006
The European Union (EU) and South Africa have agreed to start negotiations for a comprehensive update and revision of the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA).
Kiwi economist points to free trade option for South Africa | 14-October-2006
A former chief economist in New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says South Africa should consider joining a Free Trade Agreement that exists between Singapore, New Zealand, Chile and Brunei (P4).
South Africa: Trade Beat | 9-September-2006
After a lull in the first half of the year, there appears to be movement on various fronts of SA’s trade agenda.
A common thread of cynicism | 6-September-2006
After numerous stakeholder inquiries and intense media commentary, government has finally revealed how it intends to effect the textile and clothing agreement concluded with China in June.
Mugabe delays signing investor law | 22-August-2006
The future of South African investment in mining and precious metals still hangs in the balance as Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has delayed signing laws that will protect the business interests of investors.
Singapore, SA closer to Free Trade Agreement | 13-August-2006
The first step has been taken to establish a Free Trade Agreement between Singapore and South Africa.
South Africa: Opportunities abound as world woos Africa | 10-August-2006
Washington recently played host to the annual African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) forum, an annual event mandated by the Agoa legislation which brings together stakeholders from Africa and the US.
Doha lull ‘gives SA time to finalise policy’ | 10-August-2006
The stalled Doha negotiations would give SA a valuable opportunity to strengthen technical consultation and tighten relations in the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) before the trade talks were resumed, SA’s chief trade negotiator, Xavier Carim, said yesterday.
Singapore, SA closer to Free Trade Agreement | 10-August-2006
The first step has been taken to establish a Free Trade Agreement between Singapore and South Africa. Justice MPH Rubin, Singapore’s High Commissioner, is in Tshwane to facilitate the process.
Jury still out on costs and benefits of SA trade deal with China, amid fears of severe job losses | 23-June-2006
A free trade agreement with China would have a drastically negative effect on the clothing and footwear sectors in South Africa - but the overall economic effect would be positive, says one of the first of a series of studies.
South Africa: Engaging China | 21-June-2006
This week’s visit by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to seven African countries, including SA, is a highly strategic one.
Cosatu warns of job losses on SA-China trade deal | 13-April-2006
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has warned government that thousands of textile workers, especially women, will soon join the unemployment queue.
Manufacturing a trade pact with China | 3-April-2006
The proposed free-trade agreement with China is intended to better position South African business to gain access to China’s economy. But will it?
Friend and foe | 8-March-2006
China is muscling its way not only into the global economy but also into Africa, a world that SA companies might have thought was their oyster after the walls of apartheid came down a decade ago.
SA wary of calls to broaden EU trade pact | 16-February-2006
SA’s chief trade negotiator, Xavier Carim, said yesterday that it was premature for the European Union (EU) to call for a large-scale expansion of the free trade agreement between the 25-nation bloc and SA.
EU-SA free trade agreement stalls | 8-February-2006
The free trade agreement reached between South Africa and the EU on automotive products in November last year has run into trouble and has not been implemented.
Et si les firmes prenaient le pouvoir ? | 5-Dec-2013
La Vía Campesina se hace presente en Bali para protestar en contra OMC y el Régimen de Libre Comercio | 4-Dec-2013
More than 100 organizations sign transatlantic statement opposing dangerous investor "rights" chapter in CETA | 26-Nov-2013
Trade-talk protesters push limit, then back off | 21-Nov-2013
Wikileaks publie le chapitre portant sur la propriété intellectuelle de l’accord secret de Partenariat Trans-Pacifique | 16-Nov-2013
The people can defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership | 15-Nov-2013
La démocratie otage du libre échange | 2-Nov-2013
Déclaration de la société civile de l’Afrique de l’Ouest sur l’Accord de Partenariat économique et le Tarif extérieur Commun | 25-Oct-2013
FTA Watch condemns bid to amend Article 190 | 18-Oct-2013
EPA is no more | 17-Oct-2013
Canada-EU trade deal: Sell-out or celebration? Public needs a veto on massive corporate rights treaty | 17-Oct-2013
At summit, Kerry’s visit draws 100 anti-TPPA protestors | 11-Oct-2013