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Communication from Chad on behalf of the LDC Group on an Extension of the...

1 October 2020. Chad, on behalf of the LDC members of the WTO, has presented a proposal to the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual...

Vanuatu’s smooth transition strategy

23 September 2020. Vanuatu is scheduled to graduate from the LDC category in December 2020.  Extensive national consultations have taken place over the past...

Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM) and related decisions

The Agreement on SCM disciplines the use of subsidies, and it regulates the actions countries can take to counter the effects of subsidies. Article 3...

LDCs in the Agreement on Agriculture and related decisions

LDCs were exempt from undertaking reduction commitments under all 3 pillars of the Agreement – market access, domestic support, export competition – in...

LDC graduation: what you need to know about the CDP’s 2021 Triennial Review

14 September 2020. In February 2021, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) will hold its triennial review of the LDC category.  Among other tasks,...

Preparing for graduation: meeting in Lao PDR ahead of CDP Triennial Review

11 September 2020. In February 2021, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) will hold its triennial review of the LDC category.  Lao PDR is...

The need to extend the WTO TRIPS pharmaceuticals transition period for LDCs in the...

27 August 2020.  CDP Policy Review No. 10 By Daniel Gay and Kevin Gallagher. Bangladesh is one of the most successful least developed countries (LDCs)....

LDCs and right to development

The report of the Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Right to Development, issued on 23 July 2020 contains a...

WTO/EIF – Trade impacts of LDC graduation: country-specific analyses

24 July 2020. A new report by the WTO and the EIF analyses the impacts of graduation on market access in the 12 LDCs...

Frequently asked questions on LDC graduation

Q: How does a country leave the list (“graduate”)? A: A country can graduate from the LDC category by meeting two of the three criteria at two consecutive...

Gradjet: information on and support for graduation

Information for government officials in LDCs on the graduation process, preparing for graduation and developing smooth transition strategies.  

Impacts of graduation

When a country graduates from the LDC category, it no longer benefits from LDC-specific international support measures (for some measures there are "smooth transition"...