Addis Ababa declaration on UNCTAD IX
Among the development challenges facing many African countries, the most pressing are eradication of poverty, human resource development and the transformation of the productive structures of their economies, including the ...
Rapport sur les conditions économiques et sociales en Afrique Centrale, 2000: l'intégration et le financement du commerce intra sous-régional
Cette tendance s’est prolongée également en Afrique centrale (comprenant les six pays de la CEMAC plus Sao Tomé & Principe) où il a été enregistré dans l’ensemble un taux de croissance de 4,0% à la fin de 2000.
Trade among the Developing Countries of Africa and East Asia
This document presents information on the trade among the Developing Countries of Africa and East Asia. The study was carried out in three phases. In the first phase consisting of desk research, available information on ...
Valuation for customs purposes
The present document is under the customs purposes which arises when a customs tariff is being established particular attention has to be given to Nomenclature and valuation. On the other hand, the need for a standard ...
Unrestricted market access for sub-Saharan Africa: important benefits with little cost to the QUAD
The issue of unrestricted market access for sub-Saharan Africa has featured lately in the debate on overcoming Africa’s development challenges through trade, rather than aid. This paper assesses empirically the impact of ...
Trade liberalization and development : lessons for Africa
Th is paper argues that trade policies must be dynamic, adaptable, and diff erentiated between sectors and between the various segments of a given sector in order to contribute eff ectively to development eff orts. It ...
Ther role of women in informal trade in general and in economic development process
This short study sets out to examine the role of women in the informal sector and their contribution to economic development. Even though the paper lacks in concrete statistical evidence for the majority of African countries, ...
Can market access help African agriculture?
This paper examines the implications for African economies of the possible outcomes from the ongoing agriculture negotiations in the Doha Round. The paper defines scenarios that capture key elements of the modalities ...
Africa and seattle World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference: an ECA perspective
For many African countries, globalization and liberalization has posed serious challenges and adjustment to the momentum of developments generated by the process has proven difficult. The negotiations at the Seattle WTO ...
International transport and trade facilitation in North Africa
The study revolves around six major axes. The first one briefly looks into national policies and existing regulatory frameworks for transport and trade facilitation in North African countries to highlight the link between ...