The Africa Regional Integration Index measures the extent to which African countries meet their commitments under various pan-African integration frameworks, such as Agenda 2063 and the Abuja Treaty.
How this country ranks within SADC
ARII uses a 95 percent confidence interval from the mean to identify countries’ performance as low, average, or high. Under linear conditions, a score below 0.333 is classified as low, a score between 0.334 and 0.667 is classified as average, and a score above 0.668 is classified as high.
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ECA (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa), AfDB (African Development Bank) and AUC (African Union Commission), 2013. Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VI: Harmonizing Policies to Transform the Trading Environment, pp.3-4, Addis Ababa: ECA.
ECA (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa), AfDB (African Development Bank) and AUC (African Union Commission), 2012. Assessing Regional Integration in Africa V: Towards an African Continental Free Trade Area, Addis Ababa, United Nations.
ECA (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa) and AUC (African Union Commission), 2015. ‘Report on the state-of-play of progress towards regional free trade areas (FTAs) at regional economic community level, both in the Tripartite and other regional economic communities, paper presented to the eighth conference of African Ministers of Trade, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8-15 May 2015.
2015a. ‘Africa Regional Integration Index: emerging findings’, paper presented to a side event of the eighth AU-ECA Conference of Ministers, Addis Ababa, 16 March 2015.
ITC, 2015. Authors’ calculations based on ITC MAcMap database, accessed at macmap.org
UNCTADStat, 2015. Authors’ calculations based on statistics from UNCTADStat database at http://unctadstat.unctad.org/.
UNSD (United Nations Statistics Division), 2015. Authors’ calculations based on statistics from UN Comtrade database at comtrade.un.org and national accounts data available at data.un.org.