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Seychelles ratified the SADC Protocol on Trade earlier this year and formally acceded to the SADC Free Trade Area.

With increasing focus being place on intra-Africa trade, how much do you know about this newest member of the SADC Free Trade Area?

Seychelles’ Accession to the SADC FTA was formalised in May 2015. This made preferential trade between most SADC countries (including South Africa) and Seychelles possible in terms of the SADC Protocol on Trade. Amendments to South Africa’s Customs and Excise Act, 1964, retrospective to 1
April 2015, were made in September 2015 to enable this preferential arrangement.

This Agri SA Insight Brief will provide you with an introduction to Seychelles’ economy and its trade patterns. To view the full presentation, click here.

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