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.


Trade and the SDGs

Making ‘Means of Implementation' a Reality

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 of trade.


Keywords: international trade, Agenda for Sustainable Development, SDGs, trade costs
JEL: F63: International Economics / Economic Impacts of Globalization / Economic Impacts of Globalization: Economic Development; F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
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