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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...

WTO Ministerial concludes – Anything to cheer for LDCs?

by Matthias Bruckner* The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference concluded in Buenos Aires on 13 December. Overall, the Ministerial highlighted the current difficulties faced by the...

Lessons for LDCs acceding to the WTO

Analyzing previous accessions to the  World Trade Organization (WTO), Derk Bienen provides lessons for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) when applying for membership to the WTO. First...

Assessing the accession: highlights of Lao’s package

(Archive, April 2013) On 2 February 2013, Lao People's Democratic Republic became the latest LDC to join the WTO. Negotiations lasted for 15 years...

China’s LDCs and Accession Programme (the China Programme)

The Government of China and the WTO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2011 on the basis of which the Government of China established the...

Cabo Verde’s accession to the WTO

Cabo Verde applied for membership in the WTO in November 1999. Accession became effective in July 2008, only a few months following the country's...