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Paper 52 – Least Developed Countries in Trade Negotiations: Planning Process and Information Needs

Contributor: Debapriya Bhattacharya Publication Period: September 2005 This paper highlights the importance of information in the context of the growing involvement of LDCs in trade negotiations. It provides an overview of the negotiation process, emphasising the importance of planning. Based [...]

Paper 51 – NAMA Negotiations in the WTO and Preference Erosion: Concerns of Bangladesh and Other Regional LDCs

Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman and Wasel Bin Shadat Publication Period: September 2005 This paper attempts to make an estimate about the range of preferential erosion for Bangladesh given her current trade pattern and preferential treatment enjoyed by her exports. The paper [...]

Paper 49 – Road to Hong Kong Ministerial of the WTO: Anticipating the “First Approximations” from Bangladesh Perspective

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Mustafizur Rahman, Uttam Kumar Deb, Fahmida Khatun and Ananya Raihan Publication Period: May 2005 The paper makes an analysis of the state of play of negotiations at the WTO under the Doha Round as of May 2005. [...]

Paper 48 – Preferential Market Access in the Canadian Market: Maximising Benefits for Bangladesh

Contributor: May Yeung Publication Period: June 2005 The study explored the Canadian initiative that granted duty-free and quota-free market access facility for the LDCs, under the LDC-friendly rules of origin (at 25 per cent local value addition), identified opportunities for [...]

Paper 44 – The New Japanese GSP Schemes for LDCs and Bangladesh’s Export Opportunities

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Mustafizur Rahman and Ananya Raihan Publication Period: October 2004 This paper makes an analysis of the potential implications of the market access initiative of Japan under the New GSP Scheme. The paper identifies products which receive preferential [...]

Paper 43 – The EU-EBA Initiative: Market Access Implications and Potential Benefits for Bangladesh

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Mustafizur Rahman and Ananya Raihan Publication Period: October 2004 The study was conducted by the CPD with a view to strategically analyse Bangladesh's trade potentials in the context of the EU-EBA initiative, which replaced the previous EC-GSP [...]