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Trade and Regional Integration in SADC

The November 2019 issue focuses on providing an overview of trade performance in SADC - What are the levels of intra-regional trade in SADC? What are the main goods traded amongst SADC countries? Which products and value-chains have the greatest...

Trade and Regional Integration in Rwanda: FY2019/20

Rwandan exports have been growing faster than imports during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has not led to a short-term positive impact on gross official reserves supported by depreciation of the RWF. The growth in exports has led to short-term...

Trade and Regional Integration in Nigeria: FY2019/20

Nigerian exports have grown consistently during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has led to a short-term improvement e in gross official reserves. The growth in exports has been insufficient to support improvement in Nigeria’s current account...

Trade and Regional Integration in Kenya: FY2019/20

Kenyan exports have been volatile and declined during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has not led to a significant deterioration in gross official foreign exchange reserves supported by the persistent depreciation of the KES until 2017. The...

Trade and Regional Integration in Ghana: FY2019/20

Ghanaian exports have been growing faster than imports during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has led to a steady improvement in gross official foreign exchange reserves. The increase in exports and declining imports has led to an improvement on...

Trade and Regional Integration in Ethiopia: FY2019/20

Ethiopian exports have been volatile and declined during the period from 2015 to 2018. This decline in exports has not led to a significant deterioration of gross official foreign exchange reserves due to slower demand for imports caused by the...

Trade and Regional Integration in Zimbabwe: FY2019/20

Zimbabwean exports have been growing consistently during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has had a short-term negative impact on gross official reserves due to the persistent currency crisis in Zimbabwe. Imports have increased in spite of the...

Trade and Regional Integration in Zambia: FY2019/20

Zambian exports have been growing faster than imports during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has not had a significant positive impact on gross official reserves due to weakening of the services trade balance and rising foreigners’ income from...

Trade and Regional Integration in Tanzania: FY2019/20

Tanzanian merchandise trade imports have been decrease faster than exports during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has improved Tanzania’s gross official reserves supported by depreciation of the TZS. The faster decrease in merchandise trade...

Trade and Regional Integration in South Africa: FY2019/20

South African exports have grown faster than imports during the period from 2015 to 2018. This has improved South Africa’s gross official reserves due to the improvement of the merchandise trade balance. The growth in exports led to a short-term...

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