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The Commonwealth in the Unfolding Global Trade Landscape - Commonwealth Trade Review 2015

The Commonwealth in the Unfolding Global Trade Landscape:
Prospects | Priorities | Perspectives

Fundamental changes are taking place in the global trade landscape, and the Commonwealth, with its diverse membership, is adapting to and coming to terms with these changes. This shifting landscape offers tremendous potential for Commonwealth countries to expand their trade – both between members and their overall trade. Although it is not a trading bloc, member countries can also take advantage of and leverage the Commonwealth for greater gains, while focusing on several broader priorities to improve their trade performance. Commonwealth countries offer insightful perspectives on topical issues that can contribute to promoting the role of trade in development.

Background papers prepared for the Commonwealth Trade Review

Bandele, O. (2015). An Equal Seat at the Table: Gendering Trade Negotiations

Engel, J. (2015). Analysis of Value Added Trade and Intermediates Exports of Commonwealth Countries and Comparator Groups

Hartzenberg, T. (2015). Shaping a 21st Century African Integration Agenda

Hashim, D. and Razzaque, M. (2015). Revisiting South Asian integration: Trade Flows and Implied Distances between Members

Keane, J. (2015). Identifying Intra-Commonwealth Value Chains

Milner, C. (2015). Analytical Study on the Commonwealth and the Changing Global Trade Landscape

Moore, A. (2015). Trade Costs, Market Access and Growth in the Commonwealth

Narayanan, B., Sharma, S. and Razzaque, M. (2015). Trade Facilitation in the Commonwealth: An Economic Analysis

Nurse, K. (2015). The Diasporic Economy, Trade and Investment Linkages in the Commonwealth

Razzaque, M. (2015). Recent Developments in International Trade and Policy Issues for Commonwealth Countries

Razzaque, M. and Keane, J. (2015). Delivering Inclusive Global Value Chains. Discussion Paper prepared for Annual Commonwealth and Francophonie Dialogue with the G20

Razzaque, M., Salamat, A., Keane, J. and Gosset, L. (2015). A Rising Commonwealth Tide: Emerging Dynamics of Intra-Commonwealth Trade and Investment

Shingal, A. and Razzaque, M. (2015). Exploring Intra-Commonwealth Goods and Services Trade

Silva, S. (2015). The Pillars of Trade Success: Reflections from the Commonwealth

Ukkusuri, S., Mesa-Arango, R., Narayanan, B., Sadri, A. and Qian, X. (2015). Evolution of the Commonwealth Trade Network: Hubs, Criticality and Global Value Chains

Wilkinson, R. (2015). Transforming our World by 2030: the Multilateral Trading System and the New Agenda for Sustainable Development

Worrall, L. (2015). Trade Opportunities and Challenges in the Context of Climate Change