On June 10 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, the leaders of the Southern African Development Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, and the East African Community agreed to present the proposed tripartite free trade area for signature by their 26 member countries.Read Full Story
It was indicated, at the recent 34th Southern African Development Community Heads of States and Governments Summit, that negotiations for the tripartite free trade agreement, with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa and the East African Community, are at an advanced stage.Read Full Story
The European Union and Cameroon are to implement an interim Economic Partnership Agreement that will give Cameroonian exports duty- and quota-free access to the European market.Read Full Story
A new Africa Tax Survey, issued by PricewaterhouseCoopers on October 1, and containing the results of answers provided by its international business clients operating in Africa, showed that tax is still considered to be one of the primary constraints on doing business in that continent.Read Full Story
In a joint communiqué issued after their 6th Summit, which ended on July 18, the South African and European Union leaders said that they were convinced that the pending issues currently holding up completion of Europe's economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Development Community could be resolved.Read Full Story
The 2013 Africa Progress Report finds that, while natural resources may have fuelled a decade of rapid economic growth, most Africans have still not seen the benefits, and tax avoidance and evasion represent major challenges.Read Full Story
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