• Geography
  • Published 2014

Regional integration and amalgamation: the SADC/SACU dichotomy

  title={Regional integration and amalgamation: the SADC/SACU dichotomy},
  author={Jephias Mapuva},
The SADC Treaty sought to, among other things; enhance regional integration within the SADC region. The eventual thrust has been on coming up with a common market, common monetary union and a common currency that would facilitate trade within the region. Equally important has been the desire to form a bulwark against stronger economies from other regional groupings. On the other hand, while SACU has harboured the desire to facilitate the establishment and operationalisation of a customs union… CONTINUE READING