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New fund for LDC participation in WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations

17 May 2019. The WTO Director-General announced on May 3, 2019, the creation of a fund to enable the participation of capital-based delegations from...

REX digital system for LDC exporters and EU importers

13 May 2019.  Started in 2017, the Registered Export System (REX) is an electronic system used to certify the origin of products from developing...

ePing – SPS and TBT notifications and alert system

Governments establish product requirements to achieve policy objectives such as the protection of human health or the environment. The WTO SPS and TBT Agreements try to ensure that...

Travel support from the China Programme at the WTO

Increasing participation of LDCs in WTO meetings is one of the five key pillars of the China LDCs and Accession Programme (the China Programme)....

Preferential market access for goods

Merchandise exports from LDCs benefit from duty free, quota free market access and from more favourable rules of origin.  The WTO´s Database on Preferential Trade...

Empower Women, Power Trade – a new EIF initiative in LDCs

A new initiative led by the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), ‘Empower Women, Power Trade’, aims at shaping policy and bringing women in LDCs into decision-making bodies...

Preferential market access for services and service suppliers

The main LDC-specific market access preferences in services are those granted under the decision adopted by WTO Members in 2011 known as the “services...

Special treatment under WTO rules

LDCs that are members of the WTO benefit from special considerations in their implementation of WTO agreements. Special and differential treatment (S&D) provisions for...

Special treatment under regional agreements

Certain regional trade agreements contain special provisions for LDCs, including longer or delayed implementation periods, more favourable rules of origin, and others (click on...

Trade-related technical assistance and capacity-building

A number of mechanisms are in place to support LDCs through technical assistance and capacity-building related to trade. Please click on the links below...

Enhanced Integrated Framework

The EIF is a multi-donor programme which supports LDCs to increase their participation in the international trading system. It focuses on five main activities:...

New strategic plan for the EIF, 2019-2022

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), which is dedicated to addressing the trade capacity needs of LDCs, has a new strategic plan for the period...