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Author Mshomba, Richard Elias, 1954-

Title Africa in the global economy / Richard E. Mshomba
Published Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 245 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Map of Africa -- Trade-Related Policies -- Private Investment and Trade -- Exchange Rate Policies -- Agricultural Policies -- Trade Orientation and Openness -- The Near Elimination of Pigeon Peas in Tanzania -- From Coffee to Cut Flowers in Tanzania -- The Generalized System of Preferences -- The History of GATT and the WTO -- The History and Operation of the GSP -- The Potential Impact of the GSP Program -- Empirical Estimates of the Impact of the GSP Program -- The GSP and Nontariff Barriers -- The Benefits to Preference-Giving Countries -- Two GATT Agreements: Agriculture, and Textiles and Clothing -- Reactions to the Conclusion of the Uruguay Round -- Sub-Saharan Africa's Agricultural Sector in the World Market -- Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries -- The Agreement on Agriculture -- The Impact of the Agreement on Agriculture on Sub-Saharan Africa -- Sub-Saharan African Perspectives on the Agreement on Agriculture -- The Textile and Clothing Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Protection of the Textile and Clothing Industry in OECD Countries -- The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing -- Other Related U.S. Trade Actions -- The Impact of the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing on Sub-Saharan Africa -- Case: Kenya's Investment Policies, Its Textiles and Clothing Industry, and U.S. Trade Policies -- International Commodity Agreements -- Sub-Saharan Africa's Dependence on Primary Products -- The Rationale for and Objective of International Commodity Agreements -- Operation of International Commodity Agreements
Summary An analysis of the role of international trade in Africa. It examines: the trade policies of the sub-Saharan African countries; the impact of GATT and the WTO; the impact of specific GATT/WTO agreements; and the viability of regional economic integration as a strategy for trade and development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-230) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General.
Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques.
Intégration régionale.
Accords sur les produits de base.
Politique commerciale.
Système de préférences généralisées.
Intégration économique.
Commercial policy
Economic policy
Economische politiek.
Commerce -- Afrique noire.
Politique commerciale -- Afrique noire.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Commerce
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Commercial policy
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic policy
Afrique subsaharienne.
Sub-Saharan Africa
Subsaharisches Afrika
Afrique noire -- Politique économique.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781626372849