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Why do Trade Barriers Still Exist in Africa?

Posted by Ziad Hamoui on February 21, 2012 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (76)

At first, it seems as if everyone agrees; barriers to trade and transport should be abolished, both locally and regionally, trade and transport facilitation are top priorities for a flourishing economy, in addition to endless variations of the same issue. For those who know, the reality totally contradicts the pledges of reform that have been made so many times for so many years.


Indeed, the main idea behind the original creation of the Economic Community of West African St...

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Challenges to the Ghanaian Transport Industry

Posted by Ziad Hamoui on January 16, 2012 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (190)

The current transport system in West Africa is facing mounting pressure to lower transport costs and to reduce axle weight at the same time. These two objectives, which are antagonistic by nature, require careful examination and urgent attention in order to come up with an effective mechanism to effect any permanent change into the Ghanaian tra...

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Who Pays the Cost of Congestion?

Posted by Ziad Hamoui on December 16, 2011 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

If traffic is an indication of economic and social prosperity, then congestion would be an indicator of mismanaged traffic and/or underd...

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