Commonwealth Trade Review 2018

Strengthening the Commonwealth Advantage: Trade, Technology, Governance

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978-1-84929-180-4

Commonwealth Trade Review 2018
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Series Title: Commonwealth Trade Review
Number within series: 2
Publication date: 16 April 2018
ISBN: 978-1-84929-180-4
Pages: 112

Deepening intra-Commonwealth trade and investment – and using these opportunities to empower women and young people as entrepreneurs – can help drive economic growth, create jobs and increase the prosperity of Commonwealth citizens.

The theme of Commonwealth Trade Review 2018 is ‘Strengthening the Commonwealth Advantage: Trade, Technology, Governance’. This edition presents new empirical findings, rich insights and practical recommendations on how to boost
the ‘Commonwealth advantage’ in trade and investment.

Part 1 - Commonwealth trade and investment trends
Part 2 - The Commonwealth in multilateral and regional trade
Part 3 - Harnessing digitisation for Commonwealth trade, investment and prosperity
Part 4 - Deepening the Commonwealth advantage through 21st-century trade governance



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Introduction
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of figures
List of tables
List of boxes
Acronyms and abbreviations

Overview
Executive summary
Key findings and way forward

Part 1: Commonwealth trade and investment trends
1.1 Introduction
1.2 The state of Commonwealth countries’ trade with the world
1.3 The state of intra-Commonwealth trade
1.4 Prospects for intra-Commonwealth trade
1.5 The state of intra-Commonwealth investment
1.6 Conclusion and way forward
Annex
Endnotes

Part 2: The Commonwealth in multilateral and regional trade
2.1 Introduction
2.2 The Commonwealth and trade multilateralism
2.3 The Commonwealth and resisting protectionism
2.4 The Commonwealth and an enabling global trading environment
2.5 The future of the multilateral trading system
2.6 Commonwealth members in regional trade and integration initiatives
2.7 Conclusion and way forward
Endnotes

Part 3: Harnessing digitisation for Commonwealth trade, investment and prosperity
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Disruptive technologies, trade and jobs
3.3 Harnessing digitisation for Commonwealth trade and development
3.4 Overcoming technology gaps in the Commonwealth
3.5 Closing the gaps: implications for growth and development
3.8 Conclusion and way forward
Annexes
Endnotes

Part 4: Deepening the Commonwealth advantage through 21st-century trade governance
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Commonwealth advantage and trade costs
4.3 Governance, trade and economic performance in the Commonwealth
4.4 Governance impacts on Commonwealth trade and investment
4.5 Conclusion and way forward
Annex
Endnotes

Summary and conclusions
References