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Profound changes are taking place in the global trade landscape, including the technologies and governance frameworks that underpin and support contemporary trade in goods, services and the digital economy. This dynamic environment presents challenges, and also enormous opportunities to expand and deepen trade, investment and innovation among the 53 member countries of our growing Commonwealth family.


Major Commonwealth study on international commercial arbitration offers trade-boosting solutions Panel member speaking at British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Implementation of international commercial arbitration mechanisms could significantly strengthen and increase trade in the Commonwealth.

Reform WTO and resist protectionism, say Commonwealth trade ministers

Trade ministers from across the Commonwealth today made a commitment to resist all forms of protectionism, and to work urgently together towards reforming the World Trade Organisation, which sets the global rules for international trade.

Consultations to shape new export strategy for Malawi Delegate speaking at workshop in Malawi

Consultations opened today in Lilongwe, Malawi on the design of a new strategy to boost the country’s exports in regional and international markets.

Commonwealth trade ministers to convene in London amid global uncertainties Trade ministers sitting around table

Trade ministers and senior officials from 53 Commonwealth countries will gather in London to explore strategies for deepening trade and investment, while supporting a transparent, inclusive, fair, and open rules-based global trading system.