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Compiled features on recent developments in regional cooperation and integration in the SASEC region.

July 2015

World Trade Organization’s Fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade

Heads of various international agencies agreed during the Fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade, held in Geneva, Switzerland on 30 June 2015 that reducing trade costs through initiatives such as World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement will help poor countries reap benefits of the global trading system. The Fifth Global Review examines actions taken to reduce trade costs so that developing countries and least-developed countries can participate more effectively in global trade.

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Tags: Aid for Trade, Trade Facilitation Agreement, WTO