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Bashi Rudahindwa, Jonathan (2022) COVID-19 border measures in the DRC have encouraged informal cross-border traders to group together. Africa at LSE (Blog) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

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To mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DRC introduced new regulations on movements across borders, with significant disruptions to small-scale traders’ informal operations. In response, these traders in the eastern provinces forged new collaborations. LSE Research Officer Jonathan Bashi writes that ‘groupage’ among the traders could accelerate the formalisation of small cross-border trade in the region, and increase much-needed customs revenues

Item Type: Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2023 15:30

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