Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019)

Ecowas Common Trade Policy: Challenges And Opportunities – Gambia And Nigeria

Authors
Sunkung Danso, Silas Emovwodo, Muhammad Saud
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Sunkung Danso
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icracos-19.2020.11How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Trade, tariff, economies, ECOWAS, Market, non-tariff measures, member states
Abstract

The present study discussed the ECOWAS common trade in member countries indicates greater optimism in adoption of single currency. ECOWAS Common Trade Policy is an essential tool for the member countries to eliminate all forms of trade barriers to foster growth and development. This paper took the form of review of the Common Trade Policy in the perspective of trade liberalization, governance and tariff and non-tariff measure in eliminating trade barrier in the region. Intra-states trade is the answer to growth and sustainable development. Single currency proposal and adoption should not be lip service but pragmatic because this will enhance consolidation and strengthening economies of the nation sates in term of business. Flexibility in tariff and non-tariff measure should be encouraged and custom barriers be removed. In conclusion, all efforts must be directed to realization of single currency in ECOWAS region by 2020 to ease business and trade. Keywords— Trade, tariff, economies, ECOWAS, Market, non-tariff measures, member states

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-881-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icracos-19.2020.11How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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