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Finding new support for graduating LDCs

"Many Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have implemented successful development policies. As a result, an increasing number of LDCs have graduated or are approaching graduation...

LDCs University Consortium on Climate Change – LUCCC

The Least Developed Countries Universities Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC) is a south-south, long-term capacity-building programme involving universities in LDCs. Its main purpose is...

Least developed countries steal the spotlight

The statement came at noon on 15th March 2018. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) had just finished its deliberations on the triennial review...

What LDC graduation will mean for Bangladesh’s drugs industry

  Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical industry is unique among least developed countries (LDCs). Driven by active government policies, output has grown a thousand times since 1982, to...

Booming Bangladesh looks forward to LDC graduation

October 30, 2017. Bangladesh, the largest least developed country (LDC) in terms of population and economic size, looks likely to leave the LDC category...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Application of Article 5.2 Whether or Not the Importer...

In contrast with the special provisions under Article 20.1, 20.2, Annex III: 1 & Annex III: 2, Annex III:3 & 4 are permanent exceptions...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Delayed Application of the Computed Value Method (Article 20.2):

Pursuant to Article 20.2, developing countries could delay application of the computed value method for a period not exceeding three years following the application...

Dispute Settlement Understanding: special provisions for LDCs

Article 24 of the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) sets out Special Procedures Involving Least-Developed Country Members. Article 24.1 requires that Members exercise "due restraint" when launching disputes...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Transitional Period & Extension (Article 20.1 and Annex III: 1)

The Agreement on Customs Valuation permitted developing countries not party to the Tokyo Round Customs Valuation Code to delay application for an initial transitional...

SPS Agreement: Technical Assistance By WTO Members (Art. 9)

Under Article 9, Members agree to facilitate the provision of technical assistance to other Members, especially developing county Members, either bilaterally or through the...

Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries

The Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP) aims at promoting trade among developing countries. There are 42 country members of GSTP,...

Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)

The Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA), previously the Bangkok Agreement, is a preferential tariff arrangement that aims at promoting intra-regional trade through the exchange...