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Below are some indicators of the South African economy and trade outlooks.

South Africa GDP Annual Growth Rate, 1996-2018

South Africa Total Gross External Debt, 2002-2018

South Africa Balance of Trade, 2008-2018

South Africa Manufacturing PMI, 1999-2018

South Africa Import Prices, 1960-2018

 

OPEN SOURCE COURSES COMING SOON (1 JULY 2019)

I. ELEMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICAN FOREIGN POLICY

  • Unit 1: South African Foreign Policy Before 1994
  • Unit 2:  South Africa in Africa Part 1 (South Africa, SACU, and SADC)
  • Unit 3: South Africa, Economic Diplomacy and the Foreign-Domestic Policy Nexus
  • Unit 4: South Africa and International Institutions and Organisations
  • Unit 5: South Africa in Africa Part 2 (Focus on Bilaterals)

II. HISTORY OF THE GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL ORDER

  • Unit 1: Early International Relations: The Classical World
  • Unit 2:  The Sub-Saharan World, 1000-1500 BC
  • Unit 3: The Long 19th Century
  • Unit 4: The Interwar Years
  • Unit 5: The WWII Networks
  • Unit 6: The Early Post-WWII Order, 1945-1962
  • Unit 7: The Middle and Late Cold War, 1962-1979
  • Unit 8: The Ending Cold War, 1980-1991
  • Unit 9:  The New World Order?, 1992-2001
  • Unit 10: The Promise and Peril of an American Century?
  • Unit 11: New Actors: China, BRICS, and the Internationalising Middle East

III. SOUTH AFRICA, AFRICA, AND GLOBALISATION

  • Unit 1: Conceptualising International Interaction
  • Unit 2: A Focus on Global Finance
  • Unit 3: Historicising African International Participation
  • Unit 4:  African Conflict: The International Dimension
  • Unit 5: Africa and International Trade: Patterns of Slow Progress?
  • Unit 6: Uneven Patterns of Industrialisation
  • Unit 7: The Rise of the African Multinational?