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Africa's silk road : China and India's new economic frontier / Harry G. Broadman, with contributions from Gozde Isik ... [et al.].

Author/creator Broadman, Harry G.
Other author/creatorIsik, Gozde.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWashington, DC : World Bank,
Descriptionxxvi, 391 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Public Library Complete
Subject(s)
Contents Overview -- Connecting two continents -- Conclusions and policy implications -- Connecting two continents -- Historical context -- Scope and methodology of the study -- Structure of the study -- Annex 1A: Data sources -- Annex 1B: Diagnostic trade integration studies -- Performance and patterns of African-Asian trade and investment flows -- Introduction -- Africa and Asia in the global economy -- Patterns of merchandise trade flows between Africa and Asia -- Africa's pattern of merchandise trade with China and India -- Trade in services between Africa and Asia -- Foreign direct investment between Africa and China and India -- Key elements shaping African-Asian trade flows -- Conclusions and policy implications -- Annex 2A -- Challenges "at the border": Africa and Asia's trade and investment policies -- Introduction -- Domestic trade and investment policy regimes -- International trade and investment agreements -- Conclusions and policy implications -- "Behind-the-border" constraints on African-Asian trade and investment flows -- Introduction -- Performance of firms behind-the-border -- Role of domestic competition in promoting international integration -- Role of Chinese and Indian firms in affecting Africa's competition and international integration -- Sources of competition in Africa's market -- Conclusions and policy recommendations -- Annex 4A -- "Between-the-border" factors in African-Asian trade and investment -- Introduction -- Remedies for imperfections in the market for information -- Trade facilitation in Africa-Asian commerce: transport, logistics, and finance -- Transfers of technology and skills -- Conclusions and policy recommendations --Annex 5A -- Investment-trade linkages in African-Asian commerce: scale, integration, and production networks -- Introduction -- Determinants of linkages between trade and foreign direct investment -- Evidence on FDI-trade linkages of Chinese and Indian firms in Africa -- Meeting the challenge of network trade: what are Africa's export opportunities presented by Chinese and Indian foreign investment -- Conclusions and policy implications.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 361-375) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2006029062
ISBN9780821368350
ISBN0821368354
ISBN0821368362 (electronic)
ISBN9780821368350

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