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Managing graduation from the LDC category: The case of the Maldives’ fish exports

by Matthias Bruckner* When the Maldives approached graduation from the least developed country (LDC) category in the 2000s, the impact of graduation on market access for fish products moved to the forefront of the debate....

Trade-related measures in support of graduation and smooth transition

Bridges Africa published a paper on the utilization of trade-related support measures and the need for concrete measures by the international community for a gradual phase-out of such measures in order to allow countries...

Smooth transition and preferential market access

Countries graduating from the list of LDCs are often concerned about loss of LDC-specific benefits and its impact on the development progress they have achieved. Member States of the United Nations agreed that provisions for...