Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics

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The Trade Hot Topics series provides concise and informative analyses of various trade and trade-related issues which are prepared both by Commonwealth Secretariat and international experts.


Charting a way forward for LDCs, SVEs and SSA countries You or your institution have access to this content

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Collin Zhuawu, Teddy Y. Soobramanien
28 Feb 2018
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This issue of the Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics examines the outcome of the 11th World Trade Organization Conference at the end of 2017 and assesses the technical and strategic way forward for least developed countries, small, vulnerable economies and sub-Saharan African countries, especially from the perspective of a changing global, political, economic and trading landscape and the evolution of interests and negotiating terrain at the WTO.
WTO, Doha, trade, SVEs, development, LDCs, World Trade Organization
JEL Classification:
  • F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
  • F42: International Economics / Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance / International Policy Coordination and Transmission
  • F63: International Economics / Economic Impacts of Globalization / Economic Impacts of Globalization: Economic Development
  • O1: Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth / Economic Development