The first document represents an initial attempt by the SADCC Industry and Trade sector to compile and up–date investment policies and mechanisms of SADCC member states. The second article cover the Preferential Trade Agreement for the purpose of comparison with the SADCC. Included in the Record is the debate on Antartica between the United Nations and South Africa, as well as a statement from Malawi on their relationship with RENAMO. The last article is a report on the Soviet African Conference on Peace, Cooperation and social progress.