The history of trade in Africa as a whole
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- Oppose the Crane sub-Saharan Africa
- A petition of 3 March 1998. The undersigned NGOs support
democracy-building and sustainable social and economic
development in Africa, and so they strongly oppose the
Crane Africa bill.
- ICFTU report on Africa Free Trade Zones
- From ICFTU Online..., 14 July 1998. Export
processing zones in 25 African countries are mostly
union-free zones, following the Latin American and Asian
models. Many governments use SAPs to impose austerity plans,
raise taxes and refuse to have any dialogue with trade union organisations.
- Opening Up Africa For US Capital
- By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman, 17 February
1999. Africa's ‘friends’ in Congress are
preparing to again introduce a
‘NAFTA-for-Africa’ bill. The basic structure
of the Africa trade bill is to condition existing and
potentially some minor new aid and trade benefits on
African countries' opening their economies to foreign
investment and adopting the recessionary
‘;structural adjustment’ policies of the
- OAU Says Integration Is Only Road To
- From PANA, 3 March 1999. Dakar forum concludes Africa
must overcome its balkanization if it is to benefit
through international trade.