An Analysis and Review of Subsidies in Southern Africa: The case of SACU

By Rashad Cassim, Donald Onyango on July 29, 2004
This paper aims to illustrate the extent to which subsidies, whether direct or indirect, are still commonplace within the economic sectors of the countries that together comprise the Southern African Customs Union (namely Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland), and whether they flout the multilateral trade rules as embodied in the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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IISD, 2004