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Finance and development

Finance and development

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 how development finance and trade opportunities (achieved through, among other things, better access to trade finance and Aid for Trade) could be leveraged for the promotion of inclusive growth and sustainable development of developing countries and LDCs.

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