Eritrean Trade with Italy in Post-Independence Period - An Analytical Study

Indian Journal of Millennium Development Studies- An International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 97-111, March 2007

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Ravinder Rena

Papua New Guinea University of Technology; Polytechnic of Namibia; University of the Western Cape; North-West University; Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Date Written: March 15, 2007

Abstract

The trade ties between Italy and Eritrea is important for both countries. This paper analyzes the extents and characteristics of regional trade relationship between Eritrea and Italy. Attention is given to the regions and products where there is high potential for export and import. Other socioeconomic opportunities, which may give rise to the trade link between the two countries, are also mentioned briefly. The main aim is Eritrea a former Italian colony can be a springboard for Italy to expand its commercial activities to other Italian colony in the horn of Africa. It can be an opener of the market in Italy with all Italian and non-Italian colonies in the horn of Africa.

Keywords: Bilateral trade, economic integration, colonial trade, import substitution, Agro-Industry

JEL Classification: F1, F18, Q17

Suggested Citation

Rena, Ravinder, Eritrean Trade with Italy in Post-Independence Period - An Analytical Study (March 15, 2007). Indian Journal of Millennium Development Studies- An International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 97-111, March 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1290405 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1290405

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