Tools and finance to help transform least developed country economies
Transforming the economies of least developed countries (LDCs) requires a nationally supported vision on how to tackle the binding constraints to higher value-added production.
Weak development of LDC productive capacities leads to foreign deficits and external financing dependence
Least developed countries (LDCs) have traditionally recorded persistent trade deficits.
High-level panel calls for integration of fragile states into the global economy
A high-level panel at this year’s Public Forum examined the link between peace and trade, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that conflict-affected states face in developing their capacities to trade