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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...

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...

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...

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...

South Asian Free Trade Area

The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) is the free trade arrangement of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The agreement came...

The impact of Brexit on the least developed countries

14 September 2016. The United Kingdom vote in June 2016 to leave the European Union will have major implications for developing economies, according to...

Bangladesh’ exports to Canada: the importance of flexible rules of origin*

The Canadian GSP scheme for the LDCs was revised in 2002 when almost all tradable items were made eligible for duty-free (and quota-free) treatment....