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Special grants or special terms for LDCs in concessional loans

Some countries and organizations have special terms for LDCs in concessional loans: Republic of Korea: LDCs have the most favourable conditions, including lower interest...

Japanese Concessional ODA Loans

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is one of the major providers of Japan's bilateral development assistance in the form of technical cooperation, ODA loans and...

Preferential Market Access- Japan GSP

Japan provides for DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme. The first Japanese GSP scheme came into place in 1971,...

Compliance with the DAC Recommendation on grant element in ODA

Note: c=compliance, n=non-compliance. Source: OECD, Statistics on Resource Flows to Developing Countries, accessed 12 April, 2013. Grant element as a ratio of total ODA by OECD's...

Japan – Imports from LDCs

Source: WTO Preferential Trade Arrangements Database, accessed 14 September 2012. Merchandise imports from LDCs by Japan have increased over time, but are recovering only slowly...

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...

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....