|Module code||LEK 782|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
WTO/GATT-1994 and agricultural related Agreements and Understandings. Regionalism and trade blocks. International trade and economic development. South Africa's agricultural trade policy. Involvement in bilateral and plurilateral agreements. Application of international market analysis tools. International trade and tariff statistics, trade modelling, theory and familiarity in international and regional databases. The module covers the basic tools to understand what determines the flow of goods across countries, i.e. international trade, and applications to a number of topics of current interest, including the debate on globalisation, free trade agreements, the SA Current account and the medium run prospects for exchange rates.
|Contact time||1 lecture per week, 2 practicals per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Academic organisation||Agric Econ, Ext + Rural Dev|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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