cross-border trade

September 02, 2020 - Violeta Gonzalez, Toyin Abiodun

Cooperatives help cross border traders stay in business during COVID-19

Originally published by THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION NEWS on 18 August 2020

August 24, 2020 - Craig Atkinson

‘Rules as data’ – the 21st century answer for trade facilitation?

Following digitisation of commercial documents, the digitalisation of trade implies functional use of data to improve the automation potential of cross-border processes.

August 19, 2020 - Alexander Thern-Svanberg, Javier Garcia

The clock is ticking on electronic advance data for trade and ecommerce in LDCs

Urgent digital transformation is needed to create safe and secure cross border ecommerce customs clearance in the world’s poorest countries

August 03, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Much more than a health crisis: What EIF has learnt from COVID-19

As LDCs grapple with ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19, EIF activities have yielded valuable insights for recovery.

July 02, 2020 - Candice White

Making trade facilitation gender sensitive

New tool offers actions to tackle the barriers to trade that women face

June 16, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

David Laborde: How to help LDCs stay food secure through COVID-19

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFRPRI) Senior Research Fellow discusses the challenges and opportunities for food security in least developed countries amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

April 27, 2020 - Axel Addy

How can Africa’s trade ministers help combat COVID-19? Lessons from Ebola

Trade ministers are playing an essential role in the pandemic response

April 09, 2020 - Trudi Hartzenberg

COVID-19 in Africa – some reflections on trade matters

Poverty, inequality and exclusion are key factors contributing to the devastating effects of COVID-19 on all African countries.

February 27, 2020 - Marc Auboin, Violeta Gonzalez

Why exporters need to mind the trade finance gap

Originally published in World Economic Forum Agenda on 10 February 2020

November 04, 2019 - Juan Felipe Rodrigo López, Craig Atkinson

Digitally transforming Sudan’s economy

Enabling growth via ecommerce, trade facilitation and geographical indications