Fostering Trade in Africa

Trade Relations, Business Opportunities and Policy Instruments

  • Gbadebo O.A. Odularu
  • Mena Hassan
  • Musibau Adetunji Babatunde

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Festus Ebo Turkson, Robert Mensah Adjei, Alfred Barimah
    Pages 63-96
  3. Folasade Bosede Adegboye, Oluwatoyin A. Matthew, Jeremiah Ejemeyovwi, Olumide S. Adesina, Romanus Osabohien
    Pages 97-109
  4. Folasade Bosede Adegboye, Gbadebo Odularu, Oluwatoyin Augustina Matthew
    Pages 153-170

About this book


This book discusses trade relations and facilitation issues at both the regional and the continental African level, highlighting the increasing business opportunities and challenges that confront Africa in the digital age. It also examines the effects of trade policies and other policy instruments on Africa’s economic development and presents workable policy measures for a more business-friendly ecosystem. Discussing various topics, including trade relations between African countries, African and international trade agreements, and trade liberalization policies, the book appeals to scholars of economics, business and management as well as professionals and policymakers interested in fostering free trade and sustainable business development in Africa.


African trade Trade facilitation in Africa E-commerce African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) One-Belt One Road (OBOR) Digital Age Trade-policy reforms and recommendations Doing Business in Africa Multilateral Trade Agreements Africa's business environment E-commerce in Africa

Editors and affiliations

  • Gbadebo O.A. Odularu
    • 1
  • Mena Hassan
    • 2
  • Musibau Adetunji Babatunde
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Economics and FinanceBay Atlantic University (BAU)WashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Trade Policies Review DivisionWorld Trade OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of EconomicsUniversity of IbadanIbadanNigeria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-36631-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-36632-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2198-7262
  • Series Online ISSN 2198-7270
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