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Negotiating South-South Regional Trade Agreements : Economic Opportunities and Policy Directions for Africa

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Negotiating South-South Regional Trade Agreements : Economic Opportunities and Policy Directions for Africa
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Negotiating South-South Regional Trade Agreements
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Economic Opportunities and Policy Directions for Africa
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Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development
Negotiating South-South Regional Trade Agreements : Economic Opportunities and Policy Directions for Africa
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Negotiating South-South Regional Trade Agreements : Economic Opportunities and Policy Directions for Africa
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  • Acknowledgement -- Contents -- Introduction: Increasing Dynamics and the New Trading Ecosystem for the South -- 1 Introduction -- References -- The Big Picture: South-South Regional Trade Agreements within the Context of the Multilateral Trade Systems -- 1 Introduction and Background -- 2 Pros and Cons of RTAs: Trade Creation Versus Trade Diversion -- 3 Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and Multilateral Trading Systems (MTS) in Theoretical Perspective -- 4 The Drive to Engage in RTAs -- 5 Brief Stylized Facts on the Evolution of RTAs -- 5.1 Regional Trade Agreements Notifications to the GATT/WTO -- 6 The Effects of RTAs on the Multilateral Trading System -- 7 Review and Benefits of Africás RTA in the Global Financial and Food Crisis -- 8 Conclusion: Systemic Implications of South-South RTAs for the Multilateral Trading System -- References -- Part I: Selected Cases on South-South Regional Trade Agreements -- Trading with China: How can Africa Benefit? -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Background on China -- 3 Trade Agreements Between Africa and China -- 4 Opportunities -- 5 Challenges -- 6 Strategic Trade Agreement: A Beneficial Framework -- 7 Recommendations -- 8 Conclusion -- References -- Enhancing Africa-India Regional Trade Agreements: Issues and Policy Recommendations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Background Information -- 1.2 Understanding the India-Africa Trade Agreements -- 2 Analysis of India-Africa Trade Agreements -- 3 Conclusion and Policy Recommendations -- 3.1 Conclusion -- 3.2 Policy Recommendations -- References -- Understanding the Dynamics of India-Africa Trade Negotiation Game: Lessons and Policy Directions -- 1 The Problem -- 2 Review of the Literature -- 3 Africa-India Trade Performance -- 4 Africás Intra-Regional Trade Performance by Economic Groups -- 5 Africa-India Trade Agreements -- 6 Conclusion -- References
  • Advancing Regional Trade Interests between Africa and South Korea: Emerging Issues, Concerns and Policy Options -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 A Brief Overview on South Korea's Global Trade Issues -- 2 A Brief Background and Some Stylized Facts -- 3 Africás Economic Trade Structure -- 4 A Comparative Analysis of Africa and South Korea Economies -- 5 Evolution of Africa-South Korea Regional Trade: Issues and Magnitude -- 6 Concluding Remarks: Opportunities and Policy Options for Advancing Regional Trade and Business Deals Between Africa and Sout... -- References -- Africa-Brazil Regional Trade Agreements: Looking Forward with Proactive Strategies -- 1 Background -- 2 Structure of Africa-Brazil Trade Agreements -- 3 Africa-Brazil Trade Dynamics -- 4 Current Trade Agreements and the Impact on Trade Performance -- 5 Strategies Towards Sustainable Trade Agreement -- 5.1 History and Importance -- 5.2 Sustainability Through Strategic Partnership -- References -- Part II: Recent Issues on Selected Intra-African Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) -- Understanding Bilateral Trade Flows and Negotiating South-South RTAs: Lessons and Policy Directions for the Tripartite Free Tr... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Stylized Facts: Intra-African Trade -- 3 Benefits of Establishing the Tripartite FTA -- 3.1 Opportunity for Increased Foreign Direct Investment and Infrastructure Development -- 3.2 Improved Competitiveness of Products -- 3.3 Exploitation of Untapped Natural Resources -- 3.4 Enlarged Market and Increased Market Access for Products -- 3.5 Increase in Economic Growth -- 3.6 Elimination of Challenges Associated with Overlapping Membership -- 3.7 Opportunity for Increased Foreign Direct Investment -- 3.8 Stimulant for Increased Industrialization -- 3.9 Improved Competitiveness of Products -- 3.10 Exploitation of Untapped Natural Resources
  • 3.11 Development of Good Infrastructure -- 3.12 Elimination of Challenges Associated with Overlapping Membership -- 4 Obstacles to a Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement -- 4.1 Uncertainty of Trade Agreements -- 4.2 Regional Integration -- 4.3 Economic Diversification -- 4.4 Conflict -- 4.5 Infrastructure -- 4.6 Border Issues -- 4.7 Africás Competitiveness Challenge -- 4.8 Physical Barriers: The Infrastructure Deficit -- 4.9 Cultural Barriers: Consolidating Citizenship -- 4.10 Institutional Barriers: Coordination Failures -- 4.11 Regulatory Barriers to Trade -- 4.12 Multiple and Overlapping Memberships -- 4.13 Varying Stages of Economic Integration Among RECs -- 4.14 Multiple and Undifferentiated Products -- 4.15 Lack of Political Will -- 4.16 Financial Constraint -- 5 Concluding Remarks and Policy Directions for Africás TFTA Within South-South RTAs -- 5.1 Elimination of Tariffs and Quotas on Trade in Goods -- 5.2 Liberalizing Trade in Services -- 5.3 Investment -- 5.4 Competition Policy -- 5.5 Technical Barriers to Trade -- 5.6 Electronic Commerce -- 5.7 Customs Cooperation -- 5.8 Rules of Origin -- 5.9 Intellectual Property -- 5.10 Dispute Settlement -- 5.11 Financing Arrangements -- References -- Leveraging Trade Facilitation (TF) Measures to Maximizethe Benefits of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) in West Africa -- 1 Introduction and Background -- 2 Major RTAs in West Africa -- 2.1 Global System of Trade Preferences Among Developing Countries -- 2.2 West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) -- 2.3 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) -- 3 The Rationale for TF Measures Within the Context of RTAs in West Africa -- 4 Priorities of RTAs Initiatives in Promoting Trade Facilitation in West Africa -- 5 ECOWAŚs Interests in Leveraging Trade Facilitation Measures for Maximising the Benefits of RTAs
  • 6 Conclusion: Policy Recommendations for Leveraging TF Measures to Maximise the Benefits of RTAs -- References -- Conclusion: Emerging Issues, Strategic Priorities for South-South RTAs Research, and Economic Policy Directions for Africa -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Emerging Issues in the Evolution of South-South RTAs -- 3 Strategic Priorities for RTAs Research Issues -- 4 Policy Directions for Africa -- References
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