President Obama is on a tour of three African countries, also including Senegal and Tanzania (26 June to 3 July 2013).
A series of new articles on US trade, created by researchers in SAIIA’s Economic Diplomacy programme, have been posted to SAIIA’s specialised trade website, The Trade Beat.
These new resources include:
- A summary of the latest statistics from the US Government regarding trade between South Africa and the United States. Click here to view the Fact Sheet.
- The importance and reality of trade between South Africa and the United States: Click here to view a short analysis of the latest trade statistics.
- The recent entry of the United States into the Trans-Pacific Partnership is motivated by strategic rather than economic interests, a new opinion piece argues. Click here to read the article: the Trans-Pacific Partnership and America’s Future in China’s Neighbourhood.
- Negotiations for the new TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the United States and the European Union are underway. What are the implications for South Africa? Click here to read the article: Initial Thoughts on a TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.