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.


Global Trade Slowdown, Brexit and SDGs

Issues and Way Forward

This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics provides some perspectives on how the current global economic environment, including the possible impact of Brexit, bears upon the effectiveness of trade in achieving the SDGs, and what can be done to address this challenge.


Keywords: European Union, global trade architecture, trade and investment policy, SDGs, Brexit
JEL: F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations; F63: International Economics / Economic Impacts of Globalization / Economic Impacts of Globalization: Economic Development
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