Aid for trade increases exports, creates jobs, boosts long-term economic growth and reduces poverty. Aid for trade increased 60% of the past 7 years, to USD 40 billion in 2009. The share to Africa and the Americas is growing fast, but dropping to Asia, Europe and Oceania.
A tool which provides comparable information on the short-term economic climate and potential macroeconomic risks of the Asian economies as close to real time as possible, the Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs) was launched by the Asia and Pacific desk of the OCED Development Centre.
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Aid-for-trade CRS purpose codes for building productive capacity.
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Aid-for-trade CRS purpose codes for trade policy and regulations and trade-related adjustment.
DeFiNe Development Finance Network (DeFiNe) DeFiNe in the Global Forum on Development 2009
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009 - Maintaining Momentum report is the second monitoring review of the Aid for Trade initiative. It examines trends and developments and presents a comprehensive analysis of donor and partner country engagement.
The 2009 African Economic Outlook focuses on Innovations in Information and Communication technologies. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
The Black Sea and Central Asian Economic Outlook is an assessment of economic performance and underlying policies in the BSEC-CA regions. It is designed to facilitate dialogue between policy makers, civil society and private sector representatives at the national and regional levels.
The 2008 African Economic Outlook focuses on Technical Skills Development. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
Business for Development 2008: Promoting Commercial Agriculture in Africa offers a fresh look at African agriculture and seeks ways for it to become a profitable business.