Defragmenting Africa | Deepening Regional Trade Integration in Goods & Services
Regional trade integration has long been a strategic objective for Africa. However, the African market remains highly fragmented. While there has been some success in removing import duties within regional communities, a range of non-tariff and regulatory barriers still raise transaction costs and limit the movement of goods, services, people and capital across borders. The end-result is that Africa has integrated with the rest of the world faster than with itself.
COMESA & SADC Ministerial decision on Vehicle Overload Control
Extract from Record (annotated Agenda) of the meetign of the ministers responsile for transport and metreology, held on 15 MAY 2009 at Swakopmund, Namibia.
TMSA Case Story Series | Negotiating the Tripartite Free Trade Area
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, the East African Community and the Southern African Development Community (COMESA-EAC-SADC) Tripartite brings together 26 southern and eastern African countries, which are members of these three Regional Economic Communities (RECs). These countries have committed themselves to implement various programmes aimed at deepening integration of their economies in a joint effort to improve the
Study | Impacts of Granting South Africa Duty-Free Access to the EU
A study to Assess the Likely Impacts on Southern African and EU Producers of Further Liberalising the Trade, Development and Co-operation Agreement (TDCA) by Granting South Africa Duty-Free Access to the EU.
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