Non-Traditional Export Promotion In Africa: Experience and Issues

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This volume contains original essays by authors who have worked together to derive lessons for African export prospects from the experiences of some of the more successful developing countries in East Asia and Latin America. They present up-to-date data and analysis on non-traditional exporting experience, problems and prospects in a sample of five sub-Saharan African countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333968918
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 357
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

G. K. Helleiner is Professor Emeritus (Department of Economics) and a Distinguished Research Fellow (Munk Centre for International Studies), both at the University of Toronto.

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Table of Contents

Introduction--G.K. Helleiner
Part I: Non-African Experience and Issues
• Selective Policies for Export Promotion: Lessons from the Asian Tigers--Sanjaya Lall
• Export Performance in Chile: Lessons for Africa--Manuel Agosin
• Costa Rica: Policies and Conditions for Export Diversification--Ennio Rodrígues
• Real Exchange Rate Policy and Non-Traditional Exports in Developing Countries--Ibrahim Elbadawi
Part II: Five African Countries' Experience
• Promotion of Non-Traditional Exports in Kenya, 1980-96--Francis Mwega
• The Role of Non-Traditional Exports in Mauritius--Beealasingh Dabee
• Growing Without Gold? South Africa's Non-Traditional Exports Since 1980--Anthony Black and Brian Kahn
• Promoting Non-Traditional Exports in Tanzania--Benno Ndulu, Joseph Semboja & Ammon Mbelle
• Economic Reforms and Non-Traditional Exports in Zimbabwe: Is Anything Taking Shape--Jesimen Chipika & Rob Davies

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