Tools and finance to help transform least developed country economies
Transforming the economies of least developed countries (LDCs) requires a nationally supported vision on how to tackle the binding constraints to higher value-added production.
Least developed countries can become authors of their technological revolution
Originally published in OECD-Development Matters on 5 February 2020
How will least developed countries in Asia fare in the trade war?
Countries that have already implemented trade-cost reducing reforms – for example trade facilitation, infrastructure, and data flows – will be better positioned to take advantage of any opportunities that arise from the trade war.
Weak development of LDC productive capacities leads to foreign deficits and external financing dependence
Least developed countries (LDCs) have traditionally recorded persistent trade deficits.