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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...
The Paris Climate Agreement: What Implications for Trade? Click to Access: 
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This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics examines the potential implications of the Paris Agreement from the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for trade and investment policy for Commonwealth member countries. It also...
Trade and the SDGs Click to Access: 
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This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics discusses the role of international trade as a mechanism through which many of the agreed goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can be achieved. It demonstrates how a common denominator of such actions is to reduce the costs...
 
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Building the Resilience of Small States - A Revised Framework Click to Access: 
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  • Some small states enjoy relatively high GDP per capita –giving the impression of economic strength – when in reality these economies are fragile and disproportionately affected by adverse economic shocks, natural disasters and extreme weather events....