Daniel Gay: The long and winding road to LDC graduationTrade Policy
The EIF’s Daria Shatskova talks development in the world’s poorest countries with UNDESA’s Daniel Gay
Study provides roadmap for Mauritania’s diversificationTrade Policy
A study published two years ago — the Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) update — has helped to push forward the Islamic Republic of Mauritania’s reform agenda, by providing a roadmap for how the small African and Arab country can strategically diversify its exports to grow its wealth and reduce poverty
WTO reports improved notification of preferential rules of origin for Least Developed CountriesTrade Policy
Those countries granting preferences to LDC imports often condition the benefits on the imports meeting minimum "LDC content" as set out under their rules of origin schemes
Intra-African trade gets streamlined: What does this mean for Least Developed Countries?Trade Policy
Forty-four African countries have signed on to an African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), twenty-eight of which are among the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
WTO issues call for papers for 2018 Essay Award for Young EconomistsTrade Policy
The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2018 WTO Essay Award. The award aims to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade co-operation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community.
Shifting nature of trade talks could make a mark on developing countriesTrade Policy
In scales and makeup of trade negotiations, for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) there is more than meets the eye
Changes needed to Tanzania’s business environment, study saysTrade Policy
A new study for Tanzania — the Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) update — highlights opportunities for developing and improving trade opportunities for Tanzanian businesses and investors.
Training the next generation of trade negotiators in ZambiaTrade Policy
You may not expect a graduate of an arts degree to say that a trade policy course was their favourite subject, but if you ask Zondwayo Duma from Zambia, that’s exactly what he’ll tell you
How Cambodia became ‘famous’ for its trade strategyTrade Policy
The year is 2017 and Cambodia has stepped into a role that has been out of its reach for years — the voice of the 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at the Word Trade Organization.