Small Scale Cross Border Trade in Southern Africa. Sally Peberdy Gauteng City-Region Observatory, Johannesburg Email: [email protected] w ith
Traders as a proportion of border crossersSource: Counters survey*Lesotho: due to the volume, type of traffic & use of border passes there were significant problems counting people crossing the border at Maseru Bridge therefore this number is an undercount & tentative**Zambia: the survey counted 54,606 people entering Zambia of whom 27,518 (50% were identified as traders). The remainder were counted leaving Zambia
Types of goods carried (%) Source: Origin & destination surveyNote: Percentages may add up to more than 100% as multiple answers were allowed as traders may carry mixed loads
Country where goods were produced (%)*12.2% produced in Tanzania** most made in Mozambique with significant contribution produced in Zambia*** 50% made in Holland
Total duties paid during study and mean duties paid per trader (ZAR) – from 1,780 traders recorded paying duties (average R564 per trader)Source: Border monitoring survey
Type of outlet where goods were bought on business (%)Source: Origin and destination surveyNote totals may add up to more than 100% as respondents could provide multiple answers.