Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics

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

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.


Keywords: trade, LDCs, WTO, SVEs, development, Doha, World Trade Organization
JEL: F63: International Economics / Economic Impacts of Globalization / Economic Impacts of Globalization: Economic Development; F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations; F42: International Economics / Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance / International Policy Coordination and Transmission; O1: Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth / Economic Development
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