Tag: SACU

African regional integration

African regional integration

04 Jan 17  Themes
tralac’s primary aim is to help build capacity for government officials, policymakers, and regional organisations to more adequately address the most pressing trade matters facin...
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Intra-SACU Trade Data Analysis

Intra-SACU Trade Data Analysis

30 Nov 16  Publications
The objective for this paper is to examine intra-SACU (Southern Africa Customs Union) trade with a special emphasis on the position of Botswana in this trade and the role of re-exp...
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Intra-SACU Trade Data Analysis

Intra-SACU Trade Data Analysis

20 Jul 16  Publications
The Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) is the oldest existing customs union in the world. It was established in 1910 pursuant to a Customs Union Agreement between the then Union ...
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Does SACU face a Crisis?

Does SACU face a Crisis?

17 Jun 16  Publications
It may sound alarmist to suggest that a regional trade arrangement which has been in existence for more than a hundred years finds itself in a crisis. On the other hand, many a com...
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Lesotho – where to?

Lesotho – where to?

27 Nov 15  Publications
The objective of this paper is to provide a background to Lesotho’s economic and trade policies with a particular emphasis on future directions for the Mountain Kingdom. For this...
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SACU Roundtable, 17 September 2015

SACU Roundtable, 17 September 2015

16 Sep 15  Event
tralac hosted a roundtable discussion on the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business on 17 September 2015. The meeting...
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Black holes in African trade data

Black holes in African trade data

29 Jul 15  Publications
Collating and analysing African trade data is an exercise fraught with difficulties. In many instances this data is not available from its primary source, and this leads to the use...
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