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August 26, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

The evolution of Quality Infrastructure in the Caribbean

Like the Pacific, independence from colonialism is what kickstarted the development of Quality Infrastructure in the Caribbean.

August 26, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Pacific island countries band together to increase export quality

Trade ministers in the Pacific approve the region’s first strategic framework on quality infrastructure

August 18, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

Focusing on export development, Ethiopia’s small businesses seeing success

For a new business owner, one international trade fair got things rolling

August 12, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Bangladesh seeing success leveraging resources to enhance trade

In 2017, Bangladesh’s Ministry of Commerce secured US$50 million from the World Bank to address trade facilitation and export diversification issues.

July 22, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic, Violeta Gonzalez

Vanuatu leading Pacific in digitising customs and biosecurity clearance

Country’s online trading system off to a timely start, as COVID’s physical distancing requirements disrupt manual systems

July 07, 2020 - Adnan Seric, Jostein Hauge

COVID-19 and the global contraction in FDI

Originally published by UNIDO in May 2020

May 26, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

How does graduation from least developed country status change a nation’s trade prospects?

New report dives into the details of shifting treatment, export markets and more

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 07, 2020 - Joseph Glauber, David Laborde, Will Martin, Rob Vos

COVID-19: Trade restrictions are worst possible response to safeguard food security

Originally published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on 27 March 2020

March 12, 2020 - Isaac Kwaku Fokuo, Akinyi Ochieng

Up and coming: Here's why Africa has the potential to boost global growth

Originally published in World Economic Forum Agenda on 18 February 2020

February 11, 2020 - Simon J. Evenett, Johannes Fritz

How developing country exports fared during the recent Populist era

The latest version of the Global Trade Alert, which monitors state interventions that affect world commerce, explores whether developing country access to large overseas markets has changed during the current era of populism.

January 23, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

Chad aiming for export diversification, and with that stability

Country is addressing its fragility through renewed efforts to stimulate economy

December 03, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

For better business, making standard measurements work in Lao PDR

Carefully calibrating its trade support and compliance to international standards, country is targeting more exports

June 04, 2019 - Paul Brenton, Ian Gillson, Pierre Sauvé

Economic diversification: Why trade matters

Economic diversification is a key element of development in which a country moves to a more diverse production structure, scaling-up resilience to external shocks and providing a path for equitable growth.