Regional Integration and Trade in Africa

  • Mthuli Ncube
  • Issa Faye
  • Audrey Verdier-Chouchane

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Introduction: Understanding Africa’s Regional Trade

    1. Mthuli Ncube, Issa Faye, Audrey Verdier-Chouchane
      Pages 1-14
  3. Intra-African Trade Performance and Regional Integration

  4. Measuring Trade Potential: The Gravity Model Approach

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Désiré Avom, Mouhamed Mbouandi Njikam
      Pages 71-90
  5. Industrialization Strategy and the Issue of Deindustrialization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Henri Atangana Ondoa, Henri Ngoa Tabi
      Pages 125-150
  6. Impact of Currency Union on Trade

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Mthuli Ncube, Issa Faye, Audrey Verdier-Chouchane
      Pages 218-228
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 229-238

About this book


This book reviews the current trends and challenges of regional integration and trade in Africa. It provides valuable policy recommendations aimed at stimulating the debate among the government, private sector and development community on the ways to promote regional trade for Africa's economic development.


Regional Integration Trade Africa Gravity Model Currency Union development Economic Development economic integration Export growth Import

Editors and affiliations

  • Mthuli Ncube
    • 1
  • Issa Faye
    • 2
  • Audrey Verdier-Chouchane
    • 2
  1. 1.Blavatnik School of GovernmentUniversity of OxfordUK
  2. 2.African Development BankTunisia

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