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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...

Trade in Africa: tralac guides on the AfCFTA and Trade in the Digital Economy

tralac (Trade Law Centre) is a public benefit organisation based in the Western Cape region of South Africa which develops technical expertise and capacity...

EU to withdraw part of tariff preferences to Cambodia under EBA

On 12 February 2012, the European Commission announced its decision to withdraw part of the tariff preferences granted to Cambodia under the EBA scheme "due...

Change in US list of developing and least developed countries used to determine standards...

10 February 2020. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has issued a notice updating the list of countries it designates as...

New on the EIF’s Trade4Development: FDI, Chad’s export diversification, training trade policy leaders in...

"How home country measures can promote foreign direct investment in poor economies", Rodrigo Polanco, January 7, 2020 "Chad aiming for export diversification, and with that...

New on the EIF’s Trade4Development: AfCFTA; LDCs in the global trade turmoil; improved assistance...

The AfCFTA: a free trade area and a flagship project of the African Union, by Trudi Hartzenberg (November 20, 2019) Poorest countries caught in the...

In the news: “How Trade Can Assist LDCs Hit by Natural Disasters”

November 5, 2019. Op-ed by Brendan Vickers and Hilary Enos-Edu of the Commonwealth Secretariat, on Trade for Development News by EIF.

LDC services waiver: dedicated session of the Council for Trade in Services

October 29, 2019.  The Council for Trade in Services (CTS) agreed on 27 June 2019 to hold a Dedicated Session of the Council as part...

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – what is expected of LDCs in...

The fifty-five member states of the Africa Union (AU) are establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to create a single continent-wide market...

African Continental Free Trade Area

*Extracted from The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – what is expected of LDCs in terms of trade liberalisation?" By Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive...

4 LDCs promote launch of World Cotton Day

20 August 2019. At the initiative of the C-4 (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali), the WTO will host the launch of World Cotton...

Preferential Market Access: Montenegro’s DFQF scheme for LDCs

Since 1 January 2017, Montenegro grants duty free access for LDCs on 93.8% of tariff lines. Resources: WTO Preferential Trade Arrangements Database. WTO (2018) Trade Policy Review,...