International Trade Forum

The International Trade Forum is the magazine of the International Trade Centre (ITC). It focuses on trade promotion and export development, as part of ITC’s technical cooperation programme with developing countries and economies in transition. The magazine is published quarterly since 1964 in English, French and Spanish.


How financial integration can help regional integration in Africa

Intra-African trade, especially with Nigeria and South Africa, is growing at a robust pace. It increased more than fivefold in 1995-2012 from US$27.9 billion to US$148.9 billion. However, given that intra-African trade remains the lowest in the world – 12% compared to 25% for the ASEAN region and 17% among the Mercosur countries – there is scope for more growth.


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error