Chapter 7. Rethinking Trade Preferences: How Africa Can Diversify its Exports

  1. David Greenaway
  1. Paul Collier and
  2. Anthony J. Venables

Published Online: 25 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306712.ch7

The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2007

The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2007

How to Cite

Collier, P. and Venables, A. J. (2008) Rethinking Trade Preferences: How Africa Can Diversify its Exports, in The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2007 (ed D. Greenaway), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306712.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177078

Online ISBN: 9781444306712

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Keywords:

  • Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) - developing countries have access to most OECD markets;
  • African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA);
  • modern sector trade and growth;
  • lumpy development;
  • Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme, duty-free access to least developed countries (LDCs);
  • catalytic trade policy for African governments - removing current tariffs on manufactured inputs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modern Sector Trade and Growth

  • Empirics: AGOA - A Natural Experiment

  • Conclusions

  • References