LDCs at the WTO: Proposals for extension of LDC support measures for a period after graduation

11 December 2020. Two proposals were submitted recently by the LDC group at the WTO seek the extension of LDC support measures under the WTO for a period after graduation:

Proposal submitted to the WTO Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS): Extension of the Transition Period under TRIPS Article 66.1 for Least Developed Country Members – Communication from Chad on Behalf of the LDC Group – IP/C/W/66 (1 October 2020)

Proposal submitted to the WTO General Council: Trade-Related Challenges of the Least Developed Countries and Way Forward: A Draft for MC Decision – Communication from the Mission of Chad on Behalf of the LDC Group on Smooth Transition in Favour of Countries Graduating from the LDC Category – WT/GC/W/807 (17 November 2020)