Zum Problem der Binnenlage der Republik Niger

  title={Zum Problem der Binnenlage der Republik Niger},
  author={W. Hetzel},
The Rcpublic of Niger, like all the inland states of Africa which depend strongly on overseas trade, is faced with the problem of seeking or having to create an optimum route to the ports. This is not only a question of global transport costs, but concerns to whom and in what currency payments are to be made. In addition, political considerations have to be taken into account. The problem is heightened by the threefold imbalance which exists in the transport of export goods: (1) the volume of… Expand