Prospects for developing trade between African countries and the USSR and major market opportunities : note by ECA Secretariat
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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Trade and economic relations between the African countries and the socialist countries of Eastern Europe have been in existence for a long time but the modern dates back to the attainment of independence by the majority of African countries some twenty-five years ago. However, the past two decades have witnessed a steady increase in trade and economic co-operation between these two regions; assuming the growing number of concluded bilateral and multilateral agreements is one such measure.