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Tag: Aid for Trade

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jul 17  News
UNCTAD’s Mukhisa Kituyi: The road to inclusive e-commerce in Africa According to UNCTAD’s e-commerce index, Africa is trailing far behind in terms of readiness to engage in an...
Boosting intra-African trade crucial to Africa’s development, says ECA’s Stephen Karingi

Boosting intra-African trade crucial to Africa’s development, says ECA’s Stephen Karingi

12 Jul 17  News
The Aid for Trade Global Review 2017 opened at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) headquarters in Geneva yesterday with the Economic Commission for Africa’s Capacity Development ...
Connectivity and inclusiveness highlighted at opening of Aid for Trade Global Review

Connectivity and inclusiveness highlighted at opening of Aid for Trade Global Review

12 Jul 17  News
Continued support is needed to improve connectivity, lower trading costs and increase women’s participation in trade, particularly in developing and least developed countries (LD...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jul 17  News
Posted: The Little Green Data Book 2017 (based on World Development Indicators 2017 and its online database) Underway, in New York: ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum review of 203...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jul 17  News
Featured infographic: Visualizing trade flows among G20 nations Starting tomorrow, in Geneva: Sixth Global Review of Aid for Trade Lily Sommer, Heini Suominen, David Luke: Aid fo...
Aid for trade in Africa: What are the strategic priorities?

Aid for trade in Africa: What are the strategic priorities?

10 Jul 17  News
Taking stock of aid for trade in Africa over the last decade, how can the targeting and delivery of this development assistance be improved to help achieve the continent’s struct...
Commonwealth African Regional Trade Consultation held in Mauritius

Commonwealth African Regional Trade Consultation held in Mauritius

31 May 17  News
Amid an unprecedented global trade slowdown, African policymakers, negotiators and trade analysts met 25-26 May 2017 in Mauritius to discuss priorities for reviving world trade and...
Trade, finance, and development: Getting the institutions right

Trade, finance, and development: Getting the institutions right

17 Feb 17  News
What should policymakers do to improve the enabling environment for trade and finance to better contribute to sustainable development? The primacy of economic institutions as dete...
Finance and development

Finance and development

04 Jan 17  Themes
Financial services, foreign investment, and international aid are essential for improved trade and long-term development in poor economies. tralac’s work in this area examines ho...
Sixth Global Review of Aid-For-Trade Monitoring Exercise: “Promoting Connectivity”

Sixth Global Review of Aid-For-Trade Monitoring Exercise: “Promoting Connectivity”

28 Jul 16  News
Joint communication from the WTO and OECD Secretariats The Sixth Global Review of Aid for Trade, under the theme “Promoting Connectivity”, will be held at the WTO in mid-...
Aid-for-Trade Work Programme 2016-2017: “Promoting Connectivity”

Aid-for-Trade Work Programme 2016-2017: “Promoting Connectivity”

17 Feb 16  News
Overview At the 10th Ministerial Conference (MC10) held in Nairobi, Kenya on 15-18 December 2015, Ministers agreed the following text on Aid for Trade as part of the Ministerial ...

The WTO’s Aid for Trade Initiative at 10: An Overview

18 Dec 15  Publications
Trade costs are a major influence on the pattern of global trade and can limit the extent to which countries are able to exploit their comparative advantages and market access oppo...
World Bank Group at the World Trade Organization’s 5th Global Review of Aid for Trade

World Bank Group at the World Trade Organization’s 5th Global Review of Aid for Trade

22 Jul 15  News
On 30 June, WBG President Dr. Jim Yong Kim and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo launched The Role of Trade in Ending Poverty, a joint report which sets out...
Agency heads cite importance of reducing trade costs to support growth and development

Agency heads cite importance of reducing trade costs to support growth and development

01 Jul 15  News
Reducing trade costs through initiatives such as the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) will go a long way towards helping businesses and consumers in poorer countries reap...
Lower trade barriers, stronger global trading system can help end extreme poverty

Lower trade barriers, stronger global trading system can help end extreme poverty

30 Jun 15  News
A greater and more sustained effort to deepen the integration of developing countries into the global trading system through lower trade costs and fewer barriers between countries ...
Aid for Trade funds can help advance infrastructure development in Africa

Aid for Trade funds can help advance infrastructure development in Africa

25 Jul 14  News
Aid for Trade (AfT) is one of several global initiatives launched, over the years, to help developing countries to integrate into the global economy through trade. It was launched ...
Workshop on Aid for Trade and the Doha Agenda: Implications for Southern Africa, 23-24 August 2006

Workshop on Aid for Trade and the Doha Agenda: Implications for Southern Africa, 23-24 August 2006

25 Aug 06  Event
On 23 to 24 August 2006, the South African National Treasury, the Commonwealth Secretariat (Comsec) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) organized a wor...

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