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The History of Informal Trade

 

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This book examines the causes of the Informal Cross Border Trade (ICBT) between Kenya and Uganda at Busia border which it captures in three phases: the early phase (1963-1970), the transformation period (1971- 1984) and the trade's development during the liberalization moments (1985-2004). The book describes the smuggling of goods such as coffee, maize, garments and petrol, among other products, across the two Busia border towns. It further describes the elaborate social networks the traders use to access markets and evade the vigilance of the customs officials. The book finally analyzes the impact of the ICBT on the traders in terms of individual empowerment, investment strategies on local industries, food security, and inter-state relationship between Kenya and Uganda during the period 1963 to 2004.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC47961
AuthorJacob Ogalo
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages208
Publishing Year2010-01-15T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3639230109
Edition1 st
Book TypeHistory
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandVDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-04-08 00:00:00