Tag: Trade Data

Trade in Services in Africa

Trade in Services in Africa

19 Nov 15  Resource
The following set of papers contains a large amount of visualised data on trade in services in Africa. There are seven sectoral papers and one framework paper, which contextualises...
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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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Intra-African trade – an analysis

Intra-African trade – an analysis

15 Jul 15  Publications
This paper clearly reinforces the data warning outlining the dangers inherent in trying to analyse intra-African trade data. The use of mirror data, late and non-reporting and ‘v...
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India – travelling under the radar?

India – travelling under the radar?

21 Jan 15  Publications
Recent tralac research has shown that since 2001 Africa’s overall trade with the old friends (the United States and the European Union in particular) has dramatically declined wh...
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The services sector in Africa

The services sector in Africa

03 Sep 14  Publications
Services are playing an increasingly important role in the modern economy, but while economists and policy makers focus on trade in merchandise goods they tend to spend significant...
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Nigeria: trade and trade-related issues

Nigeria: trade and trade-related issues

20 Aug 14  Publications
The objective of this paper is to provide information on Nigeria and its merchandise trading profile and regime. Nigeria is a middle-income country with a Gross Domestic Product (G...
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2014 BRICS Joint Statistical Publication

2014 BRICS Joint Statistical Publication

17 Jul 14  News
The Fifth Joint Statistical Publication of the BRICS Countries is the result of annual joint efforts of National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of Brazil, Russia, India, China and Sout...
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Ghana – trade and trade related issues

Ghana – trade and trade related issues

25 Jun 14  Publications
The World Bank reports that Ghana is a medium sized country in west Africa, with a land area of around the same size as the United Kingdom or Uganda. The reported population i...
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