Our trade publications promote a development-friendly global trading system that creates greater trading opportunities for developing countries, while also strengthening national and regional capacities for export response from the poorest and most vulnerable countries.
Commonwealth Trade Review 2021: Energising Commonwealth Trade in a Digital World: Paths to Recovery Post-COVID
Commonwealth Trade Review 2021, ‘Energising Commonwealth Trade in a Digital World: Paths to Recovery Post-COVID’, presents empirical findings of the impact of the pandemic and proposals to boost trade recovery and resilience, by harnessing digital technologies, post-Brexit trading opportunities, and promoting sustainable green and blue economies.
Alternative Development Strategies for SIDS: Building Competitiveness in New Industries
This Economic Paper builds on the 2014 SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action Pathway, which provides guidance on economic, environmental and social priorities in small island developing states. It offers detailed analysis and guidance on alternative economic development strategies and recommends policies to build competitiveness in new industries.
Trade, Gender, Climate: Intersectional Approaches to Sustainable Development
This book offers new analysis of gender issues in the trade and climate arenas. It informs the development of strategies to support national governments in mainstreaming gender issues within trade and climate, which is critical to the post-2030 development agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Least Developed Country Transition
Progress made in the Least Developed Counties (LDCs) in the Commonwealth will contribute to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To this end, this book identifies areas in which international support measures could be improved to reduce economic vulnerability in Bangladesh, Mozambique and Solomon Islands.
The State of the Digital Economy in the Commonwealth
This first volume in the Commonwealth Connectivity Series explores some of the issues facing policy-makers in the Commonwealth in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It provides policy recommendations that Commonwealth members can use to address the challenges and realise the benefits of the digital age.
WTO Reform: Reshaping Global Trade Governance for 21st Century Challenges
WTO Reform: Reshaping Global Trade Governance for 21st Century Challenges is a valuable resource for governments, trade negotiators, journalists, academics and researchers who are attempting to sort through the complexities of the organisation and the role they can play in supporting a fairer, more inclusive WTO and multilateral trading system.
Quantifying the Barriers to Services Trade in the Commonwealth: A Focus on Kenya and Rwanda
Quantifying the Barriers to Services Trade in the Commonwealth focuses on addressing policy barriers within services sectors in Kenya and Rwanda, including commercial banking, distribution and road transportation, which are key enablers of trade.
A Guide to Graduating from Least Developed Country Status: The Trade in Global Value Chains Perspective
This publication provides tools to analyse the trade-related effects of tariff preference and how to integrate private sector consultations and survey methods to take in the perspectives of lead firms and buyers. Essential reading for policy-makers and development partners to support LDCs to adapt to the challenges arising from graduation.
Commonwealth Trade Review 2018: Strengthening the Commonwealth Advantage: Trade, Technology, Governance
The theme of Commonwealth Trade Review 2018 is ‘Strengthening the Commonwealth Advantage: Trade, Technology, Governance’. It presents new empirical findings, rich insights and practical recommendations on how to boost the ‘Commonwealth advantage’ in trade and investment.
Navigating Uncertainty: Towards a Post-Brexit Trade and Development Agenda
Navigating Uncertainty offers timely and expert commentary on how a new UK trade policy towards the EU and developing countries could be designed and implemented. The essays unbundle complex issues and offer a context for the current debate, as well as providing a framework within which to assess and discuss the ongoing negotiations.
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