Timor-Leste

March 10, 2020 - Aussama Bejraoui, Elisabeth Lambrecht, Frans Lammersen

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.

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.

October 29, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

High-level panel calls for integration of fragile states into the global economy

A high-level panel at this year’s Public Forum examined the link between peace and trade, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that conflict-affected states face in developing their capacities to trade