Aid For Trade: Supporting Trade Preference Reform

Aid-for-trade programs can help strengthen low-income countries' supply capacity and knowledge of trade preferences, which will allow them to take fuller advantage of these preferences. Aid for trade to support preference reform can be divided into three categories: creation of information-sharing mechanisms to ensure that governments, SMEs and other businesses are aware of the opportunities that preferential market access offers; capacity-building support to overcome supply-side and policy constraints; and support to ease the adjustments to preference erosion that will inevitably occur

Provided by: Center for Global Development Topic: Data Management Date Added: Sep 2010 Format: PDF

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