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This week, the Commonwealth Secretariat’s International Trade Policy team in partnership with The UK Department for Business and Trade held an event to reflect on the legacy of the Commonwealth Games and how businesses can continue to build on the relationships forged throughout the Games and the trade and investment opportunities available for businesses. 
Read news - Assessing the trade gains from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
At their annual meeting held today in Washington DC, Commonwealth Central Bank Governors came together to discuss strategies to best work together to tackle inflation at a time when the global economy is facing excessive inflationary pressures driven by geopolitical tensions, coupled with the disruption in supply chain.
Read news - Commonwealth Central Banks Governors explore effective strategies for tackling inflation 
28 July 2022 to 28 July 2022
Organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, Enhanced Integrated Framework and the World Economic Forum, the thematic focus of the session is on solutions to build capacity for developing countries to engage fully and effectively in digital trade. This aligns most closely with the Global Review’s themes of “connectivity and empowerment” and “future priorities”.  
Last month, the Commonwealth Trade Competitiveness team together with the Gambia’s Ministry of Trade and the Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GiEPA) held a two-day exporters’ stakeholder forum aimed at identifying the most efficient ways to ensure the successful implementation of the Gambia’s National Export Strategy (NES) for 2021-2025.
Read news - Commonwealth helps The Gambia implement National Export Strategy