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
Finance Ministry officials from eight southern African nations attended an International Monetary Fund seminar on managing fiscal risks between April 27 and 30.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
According to South Africa's Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, one of the major benefits that his country has taken out of the agreed Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union is that the new treaty allows some policy space for the introduction of mineral export taxes. Read Full Story
The European Union's Trade Commissioner has said that the bloc has "the opportunity to seal agreements that will ensure the necessary access to a market of 500m consumers for key African exports, while bringing our trade and development partnership to a more advanced stage." 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
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