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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...

The need to extend the WTO TRIPS pharmaceuticals transition period for LDCs in the...

27 August 2020.  CDP Policy Review No. 10 By Daniel Gay and Kevin Gallagher. Bangladesh is one of the most successful least developed countries (LDCs)....

WTO/EIF – Trade impacts of LDC graduation: country-specific analyses

24 July 2020. A new report by the WTO and the EIF analyses the impacts of graduation on market access in the 12 LDCs...

Papers and reports on graduation

Recent papers, reports, blogs on LDC graduation by UN system entities and others Daniel Gay and Kevin Gallagher, "The need to extend the WTO...

WTO/EIF – Trade impacts of LDC graduation

May 2020.  "At the request of the Group of Least-Developed Countries (LDC Group), the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization, with the support of...

LDC information at the UN, WTO and others

LDCs and the Committee for Development Policy (including list of LDCs, information on the graduation process, inclusion and graduation criteria) Information about LDCs...

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...

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.

Publications and reports on LDCs

Publications and reports featured on this portal Papers and reports on LDC graduation LDCs and COVID-19 Committee for Development Policy (CDP): LDC resources...