Trade, today and tomorrow

Global trade trends are constantly changing. A lot is happening throughout the world economy, with contemporary trade concerns and challenges emerging every day. 

Aptly entitled “Trade, today and tomorrow”, this issue provides a blend of in-depth commentary and analysis of the key issues shaping the trade arena. In addition, it affords valuable insights into the role of standards for fostering productivity and competitiveness, and thus their relevance in international trade.

September/October 2019

Trade, today and tomorrow

Need to keep pace with the trends in trade? This is a must-read to stay abreast of critical standards issues and trade trends, today and tomorrow.  

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Spotlight

By Andrea Barrios Villarreal on
Keeping an eye on what matters for the economy
Top economists agree that trade and economic growth are inextricably linked. For growth to turn into transformative development, however, more is needed. What’s the importance of international standards in facilitating trade? What is their role in achieving growth in low-income countries? Here’s a glimpse …

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