The basic theory of customs union, first presented and explained by Viner in 1950 and later extended and modified by Meade in 1956, Lipsey in 1957and 1960, Gehrels in 1956-1957, and others, provides the theoretical foundation on which the theory of integration rests. Viner’s (1950) analysis was modified and added to by relaxing some of […]
Author: Tsitsi Effie Mutambara
Examining regional intensity of trade in Africa and implications for intra-Africa trade in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a continent-wide free trade area that will pave the way for a continental customs union. This study conducts an assessment of the current state and extent of intra-Africa trade for the period 2001-2018. The results give some insights into the foundation which the current regional economic communities […]