Region Of Southern Africa: International Trade And Global Value Chains

Ewa Cieślik

Abstract

Integration of Southern Africa has resulted in changes in trade structures and production process across borders. The aim of this article is to present transformations taking place in the structure of trade exchange of the Southern African states (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, and South Africa) that are members of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), and the position of South Africa in global value chains. South Africa seems to be the group of the most advanced countries in analyzed region. The analysis takes advantage of both the conventional methods of comprehensive study on international trade and the modern indicators and measures examining similarity, concentration or the position of South Africa in global value chains in general and sectoral terms.
Author Ewa Cieślik (WGM / KMSG)
Ewa Cieślik,,
- Department of International Economics
Journal seriesFolia Oeconomica Stetinensia, ISSN 1730-4237, e-ISSN 1898-0198, (B 11 pkt)
Issue year2014
Vol14
No2
Pages239-258
Publication size in sheets0.95
Keywords in EnglishSouth Africa, SACU, international trade, global value chains
DOIDOI:10.1515/foli-2015-0008
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)11
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 10.0, 18-12-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 11.0, 18-12-2019, ArticleFromJournal
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