America’s Trade Policy’s Research Library provides curated content on the most important trade issues being addressed by policy makers around the world.


Port Development and Competition in East and Southern Africa: Prospects and Challenges: Main Report

Richard Martin Humphreys, Aurelio Menendez, & Benedictus Eijbergen | World Bank Group | 06/12/2019

Overview Since 2005 the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have displayed strong and consistent economic performance, averaging GDP growth of 5 percent per year—despite the global financial crisis in 2009 and…

Addressing China’s Rising Influence in Africa

Michael Tiboris | The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | 05/21/2019

China is now the largest trading partner ...

Trade Integration and Growth Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

César Calderón and Catalina Cantú | World Bank Group | 05/20/2019

Abstract: This paper examines t...

Innocent Bystanders: Why the U.S.-China Trade War Hurts African Economies

Judd Devermont & Catherine Chiang | Center for Strategic & International Studies | 04/09/2019

The Illicit Tobacco Trade in Zimbabwe and South Africa

Simone Haysom | The Atlantic Council | 03/14/2019

|3.01.19| This groundbreaking study of the illicit tobacc...


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