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To strengthen south-south linkages across the Commonwealth, last month the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda Programme supported a peer-to-peer learning exchange between businesses and policymakers from small island developing states in the Commonwealth Pacific and Commonwealth Africa
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With the emergence of technology-enabled financial services (fintech) and the profound changes to the production and delivery of financial services it has enabled, Commonwealth Central Bank Governors (CCBGs) expressed a desire for improved technical guidance on fintech implementation.
Leaders committed themselves to the vision of increasing intra-Commonwealth trade to US$2 Trillion by 2030, and expanding intra-Commonwealth investment. This is to be achieved through the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment. The Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda is a platform for countries to exchange best practices and experiences to trade and investment and undertake domestic reform. This cross-fertilization will contribute to further reducing trade frictions among members.
The Digital Connectivity Cluster of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda is organising its first ‘Deep Dive Session’ on the topic ‘Digitising Trade Facilitation: the Regulatory and Legislative Framework for Improving Transparency and Efficiency in the Global Trading System’.