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Egypt has joined to COMESA since May 1998 in order to promote its economic relations with the rest of member states, especially the trade relations, so the aim of the paper is to assess COMESA regional integration efforts and to identify the most effective and important variables that determine trade intensity of Egypt with COMESA countries. To achieve the aim of the paper, estimation of Trade Intensity Index (TII) of Egypt with COMESA was adopted, and econometric methodology (gravity model) was used to estimate the variables that have the major effect on Egypt’s trade with COMESA.

The paper concludes that there are opportunities to increase Egypt’s Trade with COMESA, after applying gravity model paper concludes that Gross Domestic Product and existence of sharing borders are the most effective variables that determine Egypt trade with COMESA, paper also defined the major obstacles of regional integration in COMESA and presented some policy implication.

In: Bandung

will first summarize the journey of green tea from China to West Africa as a global product that is part of the present trading activities between China and Mali and in relation to globalization studies. I continue with showing how the growing south-south trade has transformed the business landscape in

In: African and Asian Studies

step helping South-South trade and investment cooperation? The research methodology is carried out in three stages. First, an extensive survey of literature has been conducted to understand and deal with the issues in detail in a coherent manner. Secondly, analysis has been conducted by sourcing data

In: The Journal of World Investment & Trade
Author: Prabhakar

and generate surplus to exchange with the regional market and subsequently to the global market. Methodology We have taken some projects like, “Structural Adjustment & African Alter- native Framework,” “South-South Trade & Technological Co-operation: A Case Study of India & East Africa,” with JNU

In: African and Asian Studies

challenges the notion that South-South trade is the key to integrating poor countries in the global economy. On this note, the paper argues that although emphasis should be placed on South-South trade, the current nature of China-Africa economic relations may in the long run diminish the relevance of such

In: The Journal of World Investment & Trade

maintain for several reasons. First, many of the countries in the South experience similar problems that make economic cooperation difficult, for example, high rates of poverty, high population growth rates, high unemployment rates, and low growth rates of their gross domestic product. Second, South-South

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

Programme (2013: 46-47), the growing South-South trade (especially with China) have surpassed South-North and North-North trades, and, increasing foreign investment flows into the Global South since the 1990s necessitate a African-Asian critical realist definition of small power politics for us to examine

In: African and Asian Studies

continent as Hofmeyr ( 2007 : 3-4) observes, for instance in the case of South Africa and India: Trade between South Africa and India shot up from R300 million in 1993 to R16.5 billion in 2006. By 2005, Chinese trade with Africa as a whole had reached $30 billion. South-south trade is expanding faster

In: African and Asian Studies

-skilled labour through FTA s in Asia, Japan and South Korea have granted considerable concessions on mode 4, especially to other Asian trade partners, reflecting the increasing integration of developing economies in global markets and the growth in South–South trade and investment relations. 43 Japan, while

In: European Journal of East Asian Studies