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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....