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REX digital system for LDC exporters and EU importers

13 May 2019.  Started in 2017, the Registered Export System (REX) is an electronic system used to certify the origin of products from developing...

EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences to Cambodia

The European Union announced on February 11, 2019, that it would start the "process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia's preferential access to...

New European Union report on the effects of its trade schemes on promoting development

February 7, 2018. A new report by the European Union (EU) on its trade schemes assesses the effects of the three-pronged Generalized System of...

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...

Preferential Market Access – European Union Everything But Arms Initiative

The "Everything But Arms" (EBA) initiative, introduced in 2001 under the EU's GSP scheme, grants LDCs duty-and quota-free access for almost all products (as the programme's...

Reporting under article 16.2 of the AoA

During the period January 2011 -November 2012, the following members of the WTO notified the Committee on Agriculture on the follow up of the...

The impact of Brexit on the least developed countries

The United Kingdom vote in June 2016 to leave the European Union will have major implications for developing economies, according to a report from the Overseas...

Margin of preferences and LDC export performance

Margin of preferences in 2014/13 for LDCs Source: CDP Secretariat based on UNCTAD/TRAINS and UNSD/COMTRADE. Margins of preference for Republic of Korea, Turkey and the...

EU supports LDCs participation in trade negotiations

The EU and its member states continue to financially support the participation of developing countries and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in trade-related international meetings and negotiations....

Are rising imports from LDCs in the EU resulting from more flexible rules of...

As of 1 January 2011, the European Union offers more flexible rules of origin for imports from developing countries, in particular from least developed...

Limited progress in market access for LDCs

by Matthias Bruckner*, June 2012 The limited integration of LDCs into the world economy is widely seen as a major impediment to their sustainable development....