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Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

Trade in Financial Services in Southern Africa: What Room for Negotiators post-2008 Financial Crisis?

Written by Rosalind Thomas

SAIIA Research Report No 8, February 2011

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This study examines the impact of the financial crisis and of G20 reform on trade in financial services in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, focusing specifically on corporate, trade and project finance from the standpoint of the biggest banks in South Africa. The objective is to understand the effects, if any, on the SADC services negotiations, taking Botswana as a case study.

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