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 Implications of Climate Policy after the Paris Outcome

This issue of Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics reviews the outcome of COP21, analyses some of its possible impacts on trade, and then considers the implications specifically for small island developing states (SIDS), a group vulnerable to changes to climate and trade.


Keywords: The Paris Agreement, climate policy, COP21, SIDS, small island developing states, trade policy
JEL: Q56: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth; F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
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