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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

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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
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Subject BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General.
Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques.
GATT.
Intégration régionale.
Accords sur les produits de base.
Politique commerciale.
Système de préférences généralisées.
Mondialisation.
Intégration économique.
Commerce
Commercial policy
Economic policy
Wirtschaftspolitik
Weltwirtschaft
Weltwirtschaftsordnung
Economische politiek.
Handelspolitiek.
Handelsverdragen.
Handel.
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
1626372845