Contents: The Southern African Customs Union (SACU), (motivation for regional integration, distribution of gains and
losses, external relations) – SACU - EU trade relations: from unilateral preferences to reciprocal trade – The contribution
of free trade agreements to industrialisation, regional integration and economic development in the SACU countries – Cases
of successful industrial policy and the contribution of EU free trade agreements: evidence from the South African automotive
industry and the Namibian fishing industry – Trade capacity building in the SACU countries and its relevance for development
oriented trade relations with the EU.