Authors Posts by Gabriella Scelta

Gabriella Scelta

Korean Concessional ODA Loans

The Economic Development Cooperation Fund of Korea, administered by the Export-Import Bank of Korea and the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, provides concessional loans...

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+)

The Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) is a European Union initiative designed to help the world's most vulnerable countries address climate change. Between...

Grants and concessional loans from Germany

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) awards grants and concessional loans to LDCs.  KfW Entwicklungsbank, a branch of the KfW banking...

FMO LDC Infrastructure Fund

The Netherlands' international development bank (FMO) has an LDC Infrastructure Fund, a joint initiative with the Government of the Netherlands, through which it supports...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

The Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea relating to the Conservation and Management...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

By decision of its Executive Board, UNDP has a goal of ensuring that 60 per cent of core resources are allocated to LDCs. Core resources...

Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL)

The ACWL was established in 2001 to provide developing countries and Least Developed Countries with the legal capacity necessary to enable them to take...

LDCs in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights...

The TRIPS Agreement and related decisions have the following specific provisions for LDCs: General transition period - exemption from applying substantive TRIPS standards until 2021 (article 66.1). LDCs...

Preferential Market Access- Republic of Korea

The Republic of Korea provides DFQF market access for imports from LDCs since the entry of force of the Presidential Decree on Preferential Tariff...

Preferential Market Access – US GSP

The US GSP program was authorized under the Trade Act of 1974 (19 USC 2461 et seq.) and instituted on January 1, 1976. The programme...

Preferential Market Access – Canada GSP

Canada has provided tariff preferences to LDCs since 1983 through the Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT). Coverage was expanded in 2003 to include textiles,...

Preferential Market Access- Australia GSP

Australia provides for DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme since 2003. All products are covered by the scheme.  Utilization by...