Interdependence in commerce and trade in Southern Africa

The author considers the economic implications of recent detente moves in Southern Africa in the light of the sub-continent’s realities. Should South Africa become the workshop of the region? Does not the Republic’s economic pre-eminence place regional liabititles upon her? Why look at the issue from solely the South African point of view? What of the fear of domination? In dealing with these questions the author puts forward possible guidelines and spells out possibilities opened up by a decrease in inter-regional tensions. Ref.

Title: Interdependence in commerce and trade in Southern Africa
Author: Hammond-Tooke, A.
Year: 1975
Periodical: South Africa International
Volume: 6
Issue: 2
Pages: 70-87
Language: English
Geographic term: Southern Africa
Subject: international economic relations
Abstract: The author considers the economic implications of recent detente moves in Southern Africa in the light of the sub-continent’s realities. Should South Africa become the workshop of the region? Does not the Republic’s economic pre-eminence place regional liabititles upon her? Why look at the issue from solely the South African point of view? What of the fear of domination? In dealing with these questions the author puts forward possible guidelines and spells out possibilities opened up by a decrease in inter-regional tensions. Ref.