Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , and Sanjeev Gupta
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2005
Keywords: Regional Trade Arrangements, regional integration, regional trade, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, Simulation Methods, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,
Regional trade arrangements (RTAs) in Africa have been ineffective in promoting trade and foreign direct investment. Relatively high external trade barriers and low resource complementarity between member countries...