tariffs

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

March 24, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

What’s happening with COVID-19 in LDCs?

A compendium of recent news on the global pandemic and what some of the world’s poorest countries are doing

March 18, 2020 - Simon J. Evenett

On tariffs, soap and tackling COVID-19

The right trade policies would help the world combat current pandemic

December 02, 2019 - Mohammad A. Razzaque, Syed Mortuza Ehsan, Brendan Vickers

Poorest countries caught in the global trade turmoil

Least developed countries (LDCs) confront a challenging global trade landscape, from slower long-term growth rates and rising protectionism to a weakening nexus between trade and GDP growth.

November 20, 2019 - Trudi Hartzenberg

The AfCFTA – a free trade area and a flagship project of the African Union

Despite impressive progress in the negotiations, it is still not possible to trade under the AfCFTA as the negotiations of preferential tariff concessions and rules of origin have not been completed.