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Trade Implications of Climate Policy after the Paris Outcome Click to Access: 
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This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics reviews the outcome of COP21, analyses some of its possible impacts on trade, and then considers the implications specifically for small island developing states (SIDS), a group vulnerable to changes to climate and trade.
International Transit Scheme to Improve Trading Environment across the East African Community Click to Access: 
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By reducing the time and costs of trading, integrated transit mechanisms are important for boosting trade and enhancing competitiveness in landlocked countries. The net impact of reductions in trade costs – including through transit facilitation – on households, firms and governments, can be...
The Trade Implications of the Paris COP21 Agreement Click to Access: 
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This paper asks what implications the agreement to address the challenges of climate change from the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) might have for trade and investment policy in Commonwealth member countries. Whilst trade and investment are not directly mentioned in the Agreement, there...
Clothing Global Value Chains and Sub-Saharan Africa: Global Exports, Regional Dynamics and Industrial Development Outcomes Click to Access: 
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This paper assesses the export-oriented clothing industry in the five main sub-Saharan African (SSA) clothing exporter countries (Mauritius, Madagascar, Kenya, Lesotho and Swaziland). The focus is on analysing the various characteristics driving firm and value-chain dynamics as well as...
Commonwealth Trade Review 2015 Click to Access: 
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Fundamental changes are taking place in the global trade landscape, and the Commonwealth, with its diverse membership, is adapting to and coming to terms with these changes. This shifting landscape offers tremendous potential for Commonwealth...
 
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Achieving a Resilient Future for Small States - Caribbean 2050 Click to Access: 
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  • The Caribbean faces numerous economic, social and environmental challenges, with current projections predicting the road ahead to be filled with low levels of growth, high debt and low resilience....