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.
Trade, Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Key Issues for Small States, Least Developed Countries and Vulnerable Economies
Examines the opportunities and multiple large-scale challenges small developing countries face in adapting key trade sectors to the impact climate change, addressing climate change measures, and furthering their own trade capacity and competitiveness in the global market.
Trade, Growth and Poverty Reduction: Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small States in the Global Economic System
Why have the least developed countries failed to grow as fast as other economies during the recent period of globalisation? This title explores the broad links between growth in income, globalisation, and poverty reduction. It argues that domestic and international policies have failed to serve the interests of the poorest countries.
The Export of Tradeable Services in Mauritius: A Commonwealth Case Study in Economic Transformation
Looks at the pattern of economic transformation for Mauritius, and makes specific recommendations for improvements in infrastructure, human resource capacity and the regulatory environment, based on four service sectors - financial services, information and communication technologies, health care services, and human resources services.
Innocent Bystanders: Implications of an EU–India Free Trade Agreement for Excluded Countries
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.
The CARIFORUM and Pacific ACP Economic Partnership Agreements: Challenges Ahead?
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.
Towards a Quantitative Assessment of Aid for Trade
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.
Quantifying Aid for Trade: A Case Study of Tanzania
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.
Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: Poverty and Welfare Implications for South Asia
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.
Trading on Commonwealth Ties: A Review of the Structure of Commonwealth Trade and the Scope for Developing Linkages and Trade in the Commonwealth
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.
Gender and Trade Action Guide: A Training Resource
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.
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