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Black Gold of the Sun by Ekow Eshun

By Ekow Eshun

'Where are you from?' 'No, the place are you actually from?' those questions, which he has been requested considering boyhood, force Ekow Eshun to shuttle via Ghana looking for his roots, and lead him on an exploration of heritage and belonging, from slavery in Africa and the West to the current day and what it capacity to be black. looking for solutions, Ekow finds but extra questions, a few stunning contradictions and a few long-forgotten truths approximately his relations past...

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3United Rep. 7*These values show the preferential tariff margin (in points) that the African country has over all other suppliers of the same goods. A negative value indicates the country pays a lower average tariff than other exporters. Source: World Bank-UNCTAD SMART Database. 6 percentdue mostly to a tariff of 18 percent on its exports of fresh grapes. 9 Although the margins vary, all African countries faced average tariffs that were below those paid by other exporters. For some products these preferential tariff margins were 20 percentage points or more below prevailing MFN tariffs.

Page 13 Chapter 3 OECD Tariff Barriers Facing Africa A problem which complicates assessments of the importance of tariff barriers in OECD countries is the widespread departure from the most-favored-nation (MFN) principle in their trade regimes. 7 Developing countries in Africa receive one of two types of general preferences: those the EU provides under the Lomè Convention, and those extended under the GSP. Many GSP schemes differentiate between developing countries and United Nations designated ''least developed countries" (LDC) and extend even lower preferential tariffs to the latter.

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