Policy to promote trade
A total of 42 case stories were classified under the theme of policy to promote trade, 17 of which came from sub-Saharan Africa. The stories dealt in great part with regional and global groups, yet LDCs and lower middle income countries both accounted for about over 20% of the case stories. A significantly large majority, almost 60%, of the case stories within this theme were written by beneficiary governments.
Stories in this area can be grouped in three general areas:
i) aid for trade that supported adjustment to changes in trade policy,
ii) changes in national development strategy, and
iii) those that supported the introduction of improved standards.
Read the overall analysis of the case stories related to policy to promote trade here or the original case stories in full below.