Overview of initiatives to promote convergence in the context of regional integration: an African perspective

  • Kealeboga S Masalila
  • Published 2010


1.1 The imperative for regional integration stems from a desire to minimise the cost of trade between nations and facilitate market access and growth for the region’s industries, as well as to strengthen the economic power of the combined member states vis-à-vis third parties. For Africa, integration is also a developmental necessity in relation to trade… (More)


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