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CPD researcher attends WTO/ESCAP-ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop

Ms Sherajum Monira Farin, Research Associate at Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), recently participated in the WTO/ESCAP- 13th ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop on “Empirical Trade Analysis: Structural gravity estimation and counterfactuals” held on 18-21 December 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. The main focus of the workshop was to introduce and familiarize …

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CPD delegates attend Trade & Sustainable Development Symposium in Argentina

A Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) delegation which included two senior professionals, Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya and Professor Mustafizur Rahman, recently attended the Trade & Sustainable Development Symposium (TSDS) which was held on the sidelines of the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (MC11) on 10-13 December 2017 in …

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Bangladesh’s offensive and defensive interests – Mustafizur Rahman

The 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO (WTO MC11) is going to take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina between December 10-13. For the increasingly globalising economy of Bangladesh, the WTO and the functioning of the multilateral trading system—with its rules, regulations, disciplines, flexibilities and derogations—remain important in terms of safeguarding and securing its trade-related interests.

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Upcoming WTO MC11: Secure Bangladesh’s interests through adequate preparation and active engagement

There is a need for more informed understanding about Bangladesh’s key interests in the context of the upcoming WTO Ministerial Conference (WTO MC11). Bangladesh should undertake adequate preparation and be actively involved in terms of both agenda building and negotiations in the context of MC11. Bangladesh should focus on strategic …

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CPD Working Paper 111 – Bali Ministerial of the WTO and the Way Forward Safeguarding LDC Interests

CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Hosna Jahan Publication Period: September 2015 The paper critically examines the outcomes of the Bali Ministerial of the WTO, held in December 2013, from the lens of issues of interest and concern to the least developed countries (LDCs). In this backdrop, the paper undertakes an …

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UNESCAP study on LDCs & Trade by Debapriya Bhattacharya (ed.) launched

Originally posted on the ESCAP website on Tuesday, 3 November 2015. Least Developed Countries and Trade: Challenges of Implementing the Bali Package (Studies in Trade and Investment No. 83). Edited by Debapriya Bhattacharya and Mia Mikić ABSTRACT This monograph explores the challenges faced in implementing the Bali package by LDCs in WTO. …

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