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Written Evidence – Tralac

Some Implications of Brexit for UK - African Relations Brexit related Challenges The immediate post referendum challenge is to contain the consequences of uncertainty: about the UK-EU relationship, developments in financial markets, and with respect to formal trade relations between the United Kingdom and its many trading partners, including Africa. This is a difficult [...]

Written Evidence: Fairtrade Foundation

Written Evidence: Fairtrade Foundation Agricultural exports are linked to millions of jobs in Africa. There is business and donor interest in investing in agriculture and policy makers are seeking to use trade to address poverty reduction, in line with the SDG agenda. This is an opportunity for farmers and workers in Africa. However, investment [...]

Written Evidence: Overseas Development Institute

Overseas Development Institute Trade facilitation promotes productivity growth, employment creation and poverty reduction by raising volume and diversification of exports, reallocating resources to more productive activities, improving access to inputs and enabling participation in value chains. Physical (hard) and regulatory (soft) infrastructure are both important, and are in fact complementary in order to facilitate [...]

Written Evidence: Paul Brenton, World Bank

Paul Brenton, World Bank The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the World Bank Group or its Executive Directors. This submission outlines three aspects of the importance of regional trade integration in Africa for development and poverty reduction. First, there are great challenges, but consequently there is enormous untapped potential through regional [...]

Written Submission: Trade Law Centre (tralac)

Trade Law Centre (tralac) The Trade Law Centre (tralac) is a trade-related capacity building organisation, registered as a non-profit organisation in South Africa. tralac works in African countries building capacity to enhance the quality of trade law and policy, as well as regional integration, to support development outcomes. We would like to comment of [...]

Written Evidence: Light Years IP & African IP Trust

Light Years IP & African IP Trust A time-sensitive set of opportunities! At a time when consumers report that they believe that only 28% of established brands add value to our quality of life and wellbeing, new African-owned brands have a better opportunity than at any time in the last 50 years.[1] The greatest [...]

Written Evidence: African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET)

African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) The UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative (AFTi) focuses on three key issues which stand in the way of Sub-Sahara Africa’s (SSA) capacity to benefit from trade; namely, trade barriers, both tariff and non-tariff, and poor “hard” infrastructure. Overcoming them requires continued commitment from African governments and donor support. [...]

Written Evidence: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

African Trade Policy Centre, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Boosting intra-African trade provides a key opportunity for expanding agriculture and manufacturing sectors. This African Union Action Plan for Boosting intra-African Trade (BIAT), including the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), target factors which enable these African exports to become more effective and offset preference [...]

Written Evidence: Salamat Ali and Chris Milner, University of Nottingham

Salamat Ali and Chris Milner, University of Nottingham Personal submission by Salamat Ali and Chris Milner (GEP and CREDIT, School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD) on: The Compositional Effects of High Trade Costs on Developing Countries’ Manufactured Exports Summary Trade costs in Africa are relatively higher than those in other developing [...]

Written evidence: International Trade Centre

International Trade Centre The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint technical cooperation agency of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations dedicated to supporting the internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), a mandate that combines focus on expanding trade opportunities with fostering of inclusive sustainable development through economic empowerment and [...]