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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...

Globalization and trade-related measures for LDCs

October, 2017.  The SDGs not only reiterate the promotion of a universal, rules-based, open, non-discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system under the WTO (SDG...

In the Media: Building productive capacity in Bhutan for LDC graduation

e-Keunsel, 18 February 2017 http://www.kuenselonline.com/building-productive-capacity-in-bhutan-for-ldc-graduation/ A project in Bhutan conducted by UN DESA revealed some interesting findings on how to improve productive capacity. Productive capacity is...

How the UN helps LDCs graduate

Drive west round the ring road from Port Vila, Vanuatu’s capital, and you pass three warehouses near the airport. After some outlying villages overlooking...

LDC Graduation: SDGs, AAAA and IPOA linkages

There is a good reason that the average reader may have difficulties in understanding the meaning of the above title …. the plethora of...

UN support for smooth transition strategy of graduating LDCs

Various UN entities provide specific support to LDCs during the graduation process. The UN system provides support to all graduating countries in the form of workshops...

Travel support to attend UN General Assembly meetings

The United Nations provides financial support for the participation of representatives of LDCs in annual sessions of the General Assembly (GA). The UN pays...

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,...

Preferential Market Access- Switzerland GSP

Switzerland provides for DFQF access for imports from LDCs within its GSP scheme. The first Swiss GSP came into the place in 1972, whereas...

Preferential Market Access: Turkey GSP

Turkey provides DFQF access for LDCs under its GSP scheme  which entered into force on 1 January 2002. Its last renewal dates 1 January...

Graduating from the LDC category

Since the establishement of the LDC category only 3 countries have graduated, while a fourth country is scheduled to graduate in 2014.

Country monitoring

The Committee for Development Policy monitored the development progress of Cabo Verde (at both the 2009 and 2012 triennial reviews) and of the Maldives...