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Bullion

Keywords

Borderless trade, West Africa States, ECOWAS, Regional trade and integration, Regional development and liberalisation

Abstract

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activities, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters". This paper examines the role of CBN economy and monetary policies on the heels of borderless trade amongst the ECOWAS State. ECOWAS aims to promote peace, co-operation and integration in economic, social and cultural activity, ultimately leading to the establishment of an economic and monetary union through the total integration of the national economies of member states.

Author Bio

The Authors were staff of University of Abuja and a Staff of Central Bank of Nigeria Abuja respectively.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion

Issue

4

Volume

34

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