Democratic Republic of the Congo

November 14, 2019 - Rolf Traeger

Weak development of LDC productive capacities leads to foreign deficits and external financing dependence

Least developed countries (LDCs) have traditionally recorded persistent trade deficits.

September 18, 2019 - Amelia Kyambadde, Ratnakar Adhikari

Unleashing the power of women to transform the world’s poorest countries

If we are committed to transforming the lives of women across the globe, we have to start with the least developed countries

June 17, 2019 - Luisa Bernal, Daria Shatskova

For trade development, shifting from fragility to resilience

The relative importance of trade and the degree of export concentration are higher than average in fragile least developed countries (LDCs).

November 01, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Crossing borders for better business

In Rwanda, new market centres mean improved trade at the border