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


  • Rena, Ravinder


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.

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  • Rena, Ravinder, 2006. "Eritrean Trade with Italy in Post-Independence Period – An Analytical Study," MPRA Paper 12661, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Sep 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:12661

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    Bilateral trade; economic integration; colonial trade; import substitution; Agro-Industry;

    JEL classification:

    • F18 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Environment
    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade
    • F01 - International Economics - - General - - - Global Outlook


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