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Working Paper 255 - Competition and industrial policies relating to food production in southern Africa

17-May-2017

Shaping markets and competition

The nature of competitive rivalry and the identity of market participants are central to the quality of growth. The rivalry may be understood in dynamic terms including whether it relates to improving capabilities and allows opportunities for new local participants, or whether incumbents are able to evolve strategies to entrench their historical positions. A key challenge in economic development is to generate competition and competitors.

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