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The Southern African context: Economic indicators, trends and intra-regional trade

This briefing note, extracted from a full report entitled Trade infrastructure: Programming options in Southern Africa presents some important economic indicators and trends to show how diverse the economies are in Southern Africa, and some of the issues they are encountering especially with low economic growth rates, falling foreign direct investments and limited intra-regional trade. […]

Opportunities to Support and Increase Regional Power Trading in Southern Africa

The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) is the most mature of the power pools established in Africa. SAPP was established in 1995 and, while progress has been gradual, SAPP does act as a platform for electricity trading across the region. This includes a competitive day-ahead market. None of the other power pools has a relatively, […]