Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Deeper regional integration goes hand in hand with strengthening processing industries and the internationalization of SMEs.Trade integration within and among regions of African, Caribbean and Pacific Island groups are measured in this study. Regions with the fastest trade integration over the last decade are those offering neighbours the best access to their markets. They benefited from higher growth, greater participation of SMEs in international trade and faster development.
Publication Date: 05 Nov. 2014