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.
Pacific island countries band together to increase export quality
Trade ministers in the Pacific approve the region’s first strategic framework on quality infrastructure
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.