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Liberalising trade in Southern Africa

Southern African Forum on Trade (5th 2008 Pretoria, South Africa)

Liberalising trade in Southern Africa

implementation challenges for the 2008 SADC FTA and beyond : proceedings of the Fifth Southern African Forum on Trade (SAFT), held in Pretoria, South Africa, on 6-7 August 2008

by Southern African Forum on Trade (5th 2008 Pretoria, South Africa)

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Published by Institute for Global Dialogue, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Angola Office in Midrand, South Africa, Luanda, Angola .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-105).

ContributionsInstitute for Global Dialogue, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Angola Office
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF2440 .S68 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24436412M
ISBN 101920216219
ISBN 109781920216214
LC Control Number2009319703
OCLC/WorldCa368068820

Tom Burgis is the Financial Times’ investigations correspondent, covering business, politics, corruption and conflict. He was previously the FT’s West Africa and southern Africa. His first book, The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa’s Wealth, uncovers the secretive networks that control Africa’s natural resources and fuel its . Downloadable (with restrictions)! Despite a large literature analyzing trade liberalization in developing countries, little evidence exists around its effects in sub-Saharan African economies characterized by high levels of baseline unemployment and weak manufacturing sectors. Using a local labor market approach, we investigate the causal effects of tariff reforms implemented in Cited by: 2.

Southern Rhodesia and North-western Rhodesia (later to become Northern Rhodesia after ) had declined to join the Agreement but did maintain a common tariff and free trade arrangements with South Africa and the High Commission Territories (with some variations and exceptions) from until An attempt was made in to re. At the same time, trade created new markets for American firms. In America sold nearly $10 billion-worth of cars and parts to Mexico, at today’s prices.

South Africa’s entrance into world markets has been paralleled with increased access for foreign products to domestic markets. However, the extent of trade liberalisation in South Africa in the last decade remains an area of debate. South Africa’s tari¤s File Size: KB. Calibrating Informal Cross-Border Trade in Southern Africa by Sally Peberdy, Jonathan Crush The study demonstrates that informal cross-border is a complex phenomenon and not uniform across the region, or even through border posts of the same country.


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Eastern and Southern Africa: Development Challenges in a Volatile Region is the fifth book in the Developing Areas Research Group¿s Regional Development Series. This series adopts a largely thematic approach to development issues rather than Author: Deborah Potts.

South Africa’s trade policy is not only driven by multilateral arrangements but also by bilateral and regional agreements. The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) between South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland (BLNS) is the oldest Customs Union in the world.

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Any change with respect to one trading partner will have. This is not to say that South Africa must shun trade liberalisation; it is to say that the Republic must carefully examine all the issues involved before committing to further trade agreements.

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AGOA Status: South Africa is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

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diversification, trade facilitation and boosting trade within and amongst RECs. 8 For South Africa, it is important that all trade agreements support regional integration efforts, particularly in Southern Africa. 9 Increasing the level of international trade is regarded as significant to domestic economic growth and development.

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