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Barriers to Trade in Sub Saharan Africa

Geoff Riley

5th March 2017

This excellent new mini documentary from UNU-Wider looks at the impact of border delays on intra-regional trade within Sub Saharan Africa. Transport costs across adjoining countries are often two the size in other continents. Indeed supermarkets in the region of southern Africa often stock imported goods from another continent such as South America – even when the goods are made cheaply in the region!

Barriers to Trade in Sub Saharan Africa

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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