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.


Export Diversification and Climate Change

Overcoming the Emerging Constraints

This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics outlines a number of policy tools which can be used in order to overcome some of the real and regulatory challenges faced by developing countries in their efforts to diversify exports in the face of climate change concerns. This article introduces several emerging physical and regulatory challenges to traditional export diversification strategies and then discusses some of the potential development-friendly approaches to dealing with these concerns.


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