The Journal of African Trade is the official journal of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). Publishing services are provided by Digital Commons on behalf of Afreximbank. Peer review is under the responsibility of Afreximbank.

The journal seeks to publish articles that test, advance and develop models, frameworks and concepts in the broad areas of international trade and trade finance, economic growth and development, and international finance.

The Journal of African Trade is an open access journal, i.e. all articles are immediately and permanently free to read, download, copy & distribute. The journal is published under the CC BY 4.0 user license which defines the permitted 3rd-party reuse of its articles. Publication in this journal is free of charge for Authors. All open access publication fees are subsidized by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1 (2022)

Original Article


Exporters in Africa: What Role for Trade Costs?
Helena Afonso and Sebastian Vergara


Does Pesticide Regulation Impact the Export Competitiveness of Major Global Cocoa Producers?
Olaide Akin-Olagunju, Abiodun Falusi, Sulaiman Yusuf, and Victor Okoruwa


Economic Integration Agreements and Export Survival in Ghana
Kwabena Nkansah, Paul Owusu Takyi, Daniel Sakyi, and Frank Adusah-Poku


Effects of ICTs on the Terms of Trade of Sub-Saharan African Economies
Fabrice Nzepang and Saturnin Bertrand Nguenda Anya