0 votes
in Revision by

What factors led to the decline of the Indian Ocean trade?

1 Answer

0 votes
by (117k points)

Factors that led to the decline of the Indian Ocean trade include;

  • Exhaustion of items of trade like slaves, gold and ivory 
  • Abolition of slavery and slave trade 
  • European colonization of East Africa 
  • Emergence of industrial revolution in Europe 
  • Establishment of legitimate trade by the missionaries 
  • The Portuguese conquest of East African Coast 
Welcome to Kenyayote Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers from Kenyayote staff and other members of the community.

Before you ask, search the website to make sure your question has not been answered.
If you are ready to ask, provide a title about your question and a detailed description of your problem.