International Trade Working Paper 2022/01

The Impact of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement on Caribbean Exporters

Paul Goodison
4 May 2022

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International Trade Working Paper 2022/01

The Impact of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement on Caribbean Exporters

Paul Goodison
4 May 2022
Trade Competitiveness Briefing Paper 2022/01

Taxonomy Guide: Infrastructure in the Digital Economy

Max Schulze, Radika Kumar, Michael Oghia
8 April 2022

Debt Swaps: Go Big or Go Home - the View of the Borrower

Nadia Spencer-Henry
8 April 2022
Trade Hot Topics, no. 180

Capacity-Building in Digital Economy Agreements - The Missing Link?

Pallavi Bajaj
31 March 2022
International Trade Working Paper 2020/09

Analysing the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Supply Chains in Commonwealth Countries

Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan, Brendan Vickers, Salamat Ali
24 February 2022
International Trade Working Paper 2021/12

PACER Plus Implementation: A Development Opportunity for Commonwealth FICs

Collin Zhuawu
17 February 2022
Trade Hot Topics, no. 179

Towards a Commonwealth 10-point programme of action for LDCs

Neil Balchin, Brendan Vickers, Salamat Ali, Collin Zhawu, Kimonique Powell
17 February 2022
Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks

Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks

Commonwealth Secretariat
12 November 2021
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Trade Hot Topics, no. 178

The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Implications for Commonwealth Countries

Brendan Vickers, Salamat Ali, Kimonique Powell
4 November 2021
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Trade Hot Topic, no. 177

The African Continental Free Trade Area: An Opportunity for Boosting Women in Trade

Collin Zhuawu, Hilary Enos-Edu
1 September 2021
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Small States Matters 2021/04

Central Bank Digital Currencies: Big Tech in Small States

Heather Cover-Kus
1 September 2021
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International Trade Working Paper 2021/11

Harnessing Maritime Trade for Post-COVID Recovery and Resilience-Building in the Commonwealth

Ganeshan Wignaraja, Brendan Vickers, Salamat Ali
31 August 2021


The Commonwealth is one of the world’s oldest political association of states. Membership today is based on free and equal voluntary co-operation, there are currently 54 independent countries

The Commonwealth includes some of the world’s largest, smallest, richest and poorest countries, spanning five regions. Thirty-one of its members are small states, many of them island nations. It is home to 2.4 billion citizens and over 60% of these are under the age of 30. Member countries have no legal obligation one to another. Instead, they are united by language, history, culture, and their shared values of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. The Commonwealth’s guiding principles are in its Charter: https://thecommonwealth.org/about-us/charter.

The Commonwealth is involved in diverse activities, from helping countries with trade negotiations to encouraging women’s leadership, building the small business sector, supporting youth participation at all levels of society, and providing experts to write laws.  More information about The Commonwealth at www.thecommonwealth.org.