India-SACU Trade Agreement

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Sub-subject: India-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Preferential Trade Agreement between India and the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU)
  2. The International Trade between India and South Africa
The sub-subject “India-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement” is studied...
  1. Masters: Asia, Africa, BRICS Countries, Economic Relations, and Global Business
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  3. Courses: India, Southern Africa, International Relations of Africa

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Sample of the sub-subject: India-Southern Africa Customs Union Trade Agreement (FTA)
India-South Africa Agreement FTA

Description of the Sub-Subject: India-Southern African Customs Union Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA).

Status of the India-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA): under consultation and study.

The main benefits of the India-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Preferential Trade Agreement are

  1. Access to raw materials at low prices
  2. Access to technical development
  3. Market access for minerals and/or precious stones of Botswana
  4. Accorded special differential treatment based on the level of development
  5. Strengthened economic cooperation tie.

An important initiative under negotiation is the India-Southern Africa Customs Union Preferential Trade Agreement.

  1. The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) includes of South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, and Namibia.

The International Trade between India and South Africa

  1. The total foreign trade between India and South Africa has increased threefold from USD 2.5 billion in 2003-04 to USD 7.5 billion
  2. Top Indian exports to South Africa: vehicles and components, transport equipment, drugs and pharmaceuticals, software, engineering products, footwear, dyes and intermediates, chemicals, textiles, rice, and gems
  3. Top imports from South Africa to India: phosphates, precious stones, minerals, fertilizers, steel, coal, transport equipment, and pulp
  4. The Foreign direct investment from South Africa to India (from April 2000 to December 2010): USD 109.88 million.

The India-Southern African Customs Union Preferential Trade Agreement belongs to the:

  1. Economic Area of the Hindu Civilisation
  2. Southern African Economic Area of the African Civilisation

India Free Trade Agreements - Africa-India

Southern African Customs Union (SACU)



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