Trade

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.

Publication date: 1 February 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Considers the implications of the proposed EU-India Free Trade Agreement for other, excluded countries, throwing light on the general question whether the EU initiative to promote Free Trade Agreements is positive or not for those trading partners excluded from each one.

Series title: Economic Paper Series
Publication date: 1 February 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

A report on the CARIFORUM and Pacific ACP Economic Partnership Agreements that analyses the detailed implications for the economies of the countries involved of commitments signed or initialled, including an indication of the broad country and region-wide effects.

Series title: Economic Paper Series
Number within series: 83
Publication date: 1 November 2008
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Presents quantitative evidence of the effectiveness of aid for trade, the initiative to promote development by providing resources targeted at boosting involvement in international trade by developing countries. This work suggests which types of aid for trade measures are likely to be particularly effective.

Contributor: Liz Turner
Series title: Economic Paper Series
Publication date: 1 November 2008
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Using Tanzania as a case study this book shows how different definitions of Aid for Trade lead to different estimates of the amount being delivered. It suggests an alternative simple and practical methodology for recipient countries to classify and quantify it.

Publication date: 1 March 2008
Format: Paperback

The liberalisation of trade in rice is likely to have huge welfare implications for countries dependent on its production and trade. This book explores the poverty and welfare implications of this liberalisation for India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and identifies the effects on different groups within rice-dependent developing countries.

Contributor: Chris Milner
Series title: Economic Paper
Publication date: 1 February 2008
Format: Paperback

What are the characteristics of current intra-Commonwealth trade, and how can it be encouraged to grow? Trading on Commonwealth Ties identifies opportunities for stimulating trade within the Commonwealth, but warns against setting up a free trade agreement across the member states.

Publication date: 1 June 2007
Format: Paperback

The Action Guide is flexible and can be used by trainers or for self-study. It includes case studies, activities, training suggestions and recommended readings provided on CD-ROM and can be used as a basic introduction or as a resource to develop capacity building for others.

Contributor: Ivan Mbirimi
Publication date: 1 April 2007
Format: Paperback

After the Hong Kong meetings in December 2005, what are the key trade and development issues that face developing countries in the closing stages of the Doha Round? Leading economic analysts, including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, examine the detailed issues that developing country negotiators must understand.

Publication date: 1 March 2007
Format: Paperback

Provides background information on trade facilitation as a negotiating issue in World Trade Organization talks, and suggests how the negotiating approaches adopted under other WTO agreements, such as the Agreement on Customs Valuation or Rules of Origin, could be taken into account while developing new rules in this area.

Publication date: 1 March 2007
Format: Paperback

An essential reader and reference tool for trade experts and interested parties, bringing together key analysis on all aspects of trade negotiations between the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states and the European Union. This publication is comprised of two volumes.

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