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Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) for Trade-Related Assistance to LDCs

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...

Basis for preferential treatment of merchandise exports from LDCs by WTO members

The legal basis for developed country WTO members to grant preferential market access. terms to LDCS is the decision on “Differential and More Favourable...

EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences to Cambodia

The European Union announced on February 11, 2019, that it would start the "process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia's preferential access to...

Support for LDC accessions to the WTO

LDCs that are not members of the WTO benefit from support for the accession process. Guidelines to facilitate the accession process for least developed...

Technical assistance under WTO Agreements

Several WTO Agreements contain provisions on technical assistance to LDCs: General Agreement on Trade in Services:Technical assistance by WTO Secretariat in the Preparation &...

WTO “cotton days”

Cotton, the soft and fluffy fibre that grows in bolls, is one of the world’s leading agricultural crops. It is also a commodity of...

United States GSP extended to 2020

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the President signed into law H.R. 1625, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” which extended Generalized System of Preference with...

Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus)

The Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus) launched in Tonga on 14 June 2017. The trade agreement, covering goods, services, investment, labour,...

ePing – How to track changes in international trade rules and regulations online

A blog post by the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub highlights the need for an electronic notification system to track changes in...

Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL)

The ACWL was established in 2001 to provide developing countries and Least Developed Countries with the legal capacity necessary to enable them to take...

Provisions for LDCs in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS...

The TRIPS Agreement, which came into effect on 1 January 1995, is to date the most comprehensive multilateral agreement on intellectual property. The areas...