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UN ECA: Review of Progress of African LDCs

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has released its 2020 Review of progress made on the Programme of Action for the LDCs...

TRIPS transition period for LDCs: update on 20 October 2020

20 October 2020. At the meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on 15-16 October 2020, WTO members discussed,...

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...

Training for LDCs in Sub-Saharan Africa on Responding to Crisis: Strengthening Finance and Trade...

UNITAR is organizing a course on strengthening finance and trade resilience to global epidemics and health emergencies, targeted at public sector officials from LDCs...

Trade Policy Review Mechanism

The Trade Policy Review Mechanism was established as a means to enhance transparency on the trade policies of WTO members. All members are subject...

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 Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs) and related decisions

The Agreement on TRIMS prohibits members from applying certain types of investment measures, including those inconsistent with the principle of national treatment, quantitative restrictions,...

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...

LDCs in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

See here for market access provisions and the services waiver The GATS provides that special priority shall be given to the LDC Members in the...

EIF Resource Mobilization Guidebook

The EIF has released an updated version of its Resource Mobilization Guidebook, which contains information on funding for trade development in LDCs.  This year's edition...

Cambodia’s duty-free access to the EU market has been partially withdrawn

12 August 2020.  The EU's decision in February 2020 to partially withdraw the duty-free quota-free access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms...

Prioritising the Poor: LDCs and Trade in Covid-19-Related Medical Supplies (The Commonwealth)

3 August 2020.  New report by the Commonwealth Secretariat - "Prioritising the Poor: LDCs and Trade in COVID-19-Related Medical Supplies", Trade Hot Topics, issue...