Greater trade openness does not necessarily have an adverse effect on employment, and labour market mobility and flexibility can help countries gain from globalisation, according to this comparison of Denmark and Spain.
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
Studies of the Mexico-USA avocado trade; Australian dairy industry; Chilean agro-food sector; Kenyan cut flower sector; agricultural reform in New Zealand; fisheries in Denmark and seafood in Thailand.
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Does the national regulatory system allow enterprises to take full advantage of competitive global markets? Reducing regulatory barriers to trade and investment enables countries to benefit more fully from comparative advantage and innovation.