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Finding new support for graduating LDCs

"Many Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have implemented successful development policies. As a result, an increasing number of LDCs have graduated or are approaching graduation...

Least developed countries steal the spotlight

The statement came at noon on 15th March 2018. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) had just finished its deliberations on the triennial review...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Minimum Values (Annex III: 2)

Annex III: 2 of the Customs Valuation Agreement allowed developing countries which valued goods on the basis of officially established minimum values to make a reservation...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Application of Article 5.2 Whether or Not the Importer...

In contrast with the special provisions under Article 20.1, 20.2, Annex III: 1 & Annex III: 2, Annex III:3 & 4 are permanent exceptions...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Delayed Application of the Computed Value Method (Article 20.2):

Pursuant to Article 20.2, developing countries could delay application of the computed value method for a period not exceeding three years following the application...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Transitional Period & Extension (Article 20.1 and Annex III: 1)

The Agreement on Customs Valuation permitted developing countries not party to the Tokyo Round Customs Valuation Code to delay application for an initial transitional...

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,...

A toolkit for LDC graduation

In the next 5-10 years up to 16 least developed countries  (LDCs) may either graduate or be scheduled for graduation from the LDC category....

United States grants preferential market access to Myanmar

The United States decided to reinstate Myanmar’s eligibility under the Generalized System of Preferences, including the special preferences granted to Least Developed Countries (LDCs)....