Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth

Simon Evenett, Johannes Fritz 16 June 2015

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Preface by the Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden

1 Introduction

2 LDC export performance since 2000

3 Crisis-era trade policy developments affecting LDC commercial interests

4 The effect of foreign commercial policy changes on LDC exports during the crisis era

5 Implications for policymakers

6 Concluding remarks

Professor of International Trade, University of St. Gallen; Research Fellow, CEPR

Max Schmidheiny Foundation Research Fellow, University of St Gallen

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