General Agreement on Trade in Services

Leveraging Services for Employment, Growth and Equity: Trade in Services: The Global Context

Mayer provides a broad overview of global trends in trade in services. The survey of the magnitude and patterns of trade in services, together with an analysis of the drivers of such trade, provides a context for assessing South Africa’s current performance and future prospects in this area. In contrast to goods, the vast majority…


Leveraging Services for Employment, Growth and Equity: An Analysis of South Africa’s Trade in Services Data

Accurate data on trade in services is necessary to inform industrial policy in the services sectors and to shape negotiating strategy at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Due to the inherent difficulty of measuring trade in services, however, there had until recently been little effort to provide a coherent conceptual framework for such trade activities….