Report : Committee on Regional cooperation and Integration Second Session , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , 7 March 2002
This paper focuses on the report of the second session of the committee on regional cooperation and integration established by resolution 827 (XXXII) of the ECA conference of ministers was held on 7 March 2002 at the ...
No need to reinvent the wheel : achieving aid for trade through the almaty programme of action
Many developing countries face supply-side constraints that severely limit their ability to benefit from the multilateral trading system. The situation of landlocked developing countries is of particular concern. Lack of ...
Developments in Intra-African trade
African countries and their regional economic communities are pursuing the process of integration along a systematic continuum of Free Trade Areas, Customs Unions and Common Markets. Eventually these efforts should converge ...
Malawi's dual membership in COMESA and SADC
This report was prepared by ECA team of experts under the general guidance of Ms. Jennifer Kargbo, Director, ECA Sub-Regional Office for Southern Africa, (SRO-SA), Mr. Robert Okello, Director of NEPAD and Regional Integration ...
Leveraging WTO negotiations on trade facilitation to operationalise the almaty programme of action
The Almaty Programme of Action (APoA) was adopted in August 2003 to address the special needs of landlocked developing countries and to establish a new global framework for action for developing efficient transit transport ...
Tax incidence: a micro-simulation approach using acomputable general equilibrium model.
Ten years after implementing the Barcelona process in Tunisia : a new growth regime or improving the efficiency of the existing one
January 1, 2007 marks the eleventh anniversary of the Tunisia-E.U. Free Trade Agreement (FTA). In its short life, this agreement has instigated major changes in the Tunisian economy and has significant consequences on ...
Trade and environment: selected issues of concern for Africa
The concept of sustainable development has helped bridge the divide between the objectives of environmental protection and promotion of economic development. The work of the series of major United Nations sponsored conferences ...
Cancún and post-Cancún briefing papers on Africa and the Doha development agenda : the current state of play in the negotiations
The multilateral trading system embodied in the World Trade Organization has contributed significantly to economic growth, development and employment throughout the past fifty years, particularly in the light of the global ...
The Doha Round and African development : turning words into deeds
Internal and external factors have contributed to the region s low participation and influence in world trade. The internal factors include: inappropriate domestic economic and social policies; and the lack of progress in ...