Trade and Industry

Sunday, 15 June 1997

Some Implications of the SADC Trade Protocol

  • Year: 1997
  • Organisation: Overseas Development Institute
  • Author(s): S Page
  • Countries and Regions: Southern African Development Community (SADC)

As South Africa commits itself to entering a free-trade agreement with the SADC community a number of important issues arise. These range from the likely economic impact of a FTA on member countries, the legal political and regulatory problems and others. This paper represents the first attempt to explain these various facets of the FTA.