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.
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.
After Hong Kong: Some Key Trade Issues for Developing Countries
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.
Trade Facilitation: A Handbook for Trade Negotiators
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.
Navigating New Waters: A Reader on ACP-EU Trade Relations
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.
The Cotonou Agreement: A User's Guide
By way of a simple question and answer format, the guide simplifies the agreement making it more accessible to end users, who include, amongst others, policy-makers, the private sector and other stakeholders, thereby making greater use of resources and enhancing the opportunities available under the agreement.
Sourcing Practices in the Apparel Industry: Implications for Garment Exporters in Commonwealth Developing Countries
Sourcing practices in the global apparel industry are changing due to the removal of quotas, new trade agreements and drive by apparel importers to lower costs. This study addresses the implications of these changes for garment manufacturers in Commonwealth developing countries.
An Agenda for the Development Round of Trade Negotiations in the Aftermath of Cancun
The report takes a step back from the disputes and presents an alternative way forward for the Doha Round of trade negotiations, approaching the issues with a fresh eye. This report is by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University and Andrew Charlton, Oxford University.
International Technology Transfer to Developing Countries
This title provides a thorough overview of the economics of ITT relevant to developing countries and will be invaluable as a reference tool for policy makers, trade officials and trade negotiators.
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