Trade strategy pillars for South Sudan
Barely two years into statehood, South Sudan has many difficulties to confront: including securing its borders to the North, working towards a resolution of the transit of oil via Sudan, at least until an alternative route is possible, and putting together a long-term development strategy starting from scratch. If South Sudan is to take inspiration from the highly successful experience of Rwanda and some other post-conflict countries, trade will be one of the pillars of this development strategy.
The IGC has prepared a policy note to help elaborate that strategy. It is on the implications for South Sudan of joining the EAC and other alternatives or complementary measures.