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Dynamic Trade Policy for Small Island Developing States Click to Access: 
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Small island developing states (SIDS) have common economic challenges and are faced with high costs for energy, infrastructure, transportation, trade logistics and public administration. These challenges are increasingly undergirded by new concerns such as the high incidence of chronic...
Review of the Joint WB-IMF Debt Sustainability Framework (2016) Click to Access: 
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The discussion note puts forward several perspectives on the WB-IMF debt sustainability framework (DSF), with the aim of contributing to discussions on the framework review occurring in 2016. The paper makes specific recommendations stemming from views on the tone, debt threshold methodology...
Commonwealth Multilateral Debt Swap for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Proposal Click to Access: 
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This paper discusses the technical details of the Commonwealth proposal for a Multilateral Debt Swap for Climate Action, something that could see small states benefit from improved debt management, climate resilience and possibly debt relief. It is geared towards senior technical personnel,...
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...
 
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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....