A Review of Trade Preference Schemes for the World’s Poorest Countries

This new study from the ICTSD analyses the implementation of preferential trade schemes in seven major markets – Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, Korea, and the United States – and simulates the possible impact on least developed countries (LDCs) stemming from extending full duty-free and quota-free market access in concluding non-agriculture market access negotiations in the Doha Round. 

Let’s walk the walk towards making LDCs history, said Dr Arjun Karki of LDC Watch

Speaking at a meeting on UNCATD’s contribution to the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs this September, Arjun Karki, LDC Watch International Coordinator presented the NGO perspective Continue reading

Sub-Saharan Africa Business Environment Report (SABER)

This report, written by Dr. Anita Spring and Dr. Robert Rolfe of the University of South Carolina, provides a comprehensive examination of Sub-Saharan Africa business conditions. It tracks social, political, and economic trends both for the entire region and its largest markets individually. Continue reading