Traditional trade financing mechanisms, their structutres, role, functions and possible linkages with the modern financial sector
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Elizabeth Woldemariam.;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This paper focuses on the traditional trade financing mechanisms, their structures, role, functions and possible linkage with the modern financial sector. In many African countries, women are handling approximately 80 percent of trade in local food items such as cereals and spices, fish and fish products, local textiles, jewelry and local garments.