Trade Preferences and Women’s Economic Empowerment

This brief explores the existing linkages between unilateral trade preferences and women’s economic empowerment.

Author: IEC, UK Aid. Theme: Customs & Trade Facilitation. Date: July 26, 2021

Papua New Guinea National E-Commerce Assessment

E-Commerce Assessment of Papua New Guinea to analyze the e-commerce environment, identify growth opportunities, and develop a roadmap.

Author: IEC, Pacific Island Forum Secretariat. Theme: Evaluation. Date: July 19, 2021

Niue’s National E-commerce Assessment

E-commerce Assessment of Niue to analyse the e-commerce environment, identify growth opportunities, and develop a roadmap for reforms within the sector.

Author: IEC, Pacific Island Forum Secretariat. Theme: Evaluation. Date: July 12, 2021

Fiji’s National E-commerce Assessment

E-commerce Assessment of Fiji to analyse the e-commerce environment, identify growth opportunities, and develop a roadmap for reforms within the sector.

Author: IEC, Pacific Island Forum Secretariat. Theme: Evaluation. Date: July 5, 2021

Evaluation of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Economic Development Programme 2013/14 – 2016/17

Evaluation study of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Strategic Plan 2013/14–2016/17.

Author: Commonwealth Secretariat, IEC. Theme: Evaluation. Date: June 28, 2021

UNECA – Challenges in Intra-Africa Trade in Health and Education Services Sectors

A study on the Challenges in Intra-Africa Trade in Health and Education Services Sectors, for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Author: IEC. Theme: Trade in Services. Date: June 25, 2021

African SIDS and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Challenges and Opportunities

An assessment on the challenges and opportunities for African Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Author: IEC. Theme: Trade Agreement. Date: May 18, 2021

COVID-19 Africa Impact Survey No. 3 – April 2021

Raw data for the third comprehensive survey 'COVID 19 pandemic and its economic impacts on Africa' is available.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 23, 2021

Reactions and Outlook to COVID-19 in Africa – April 2021

A third comprehensive survey has been carried out on the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impacts on Africa. It takes stock of the consequences for businesses and identifies the challenges they face as well as reporting their responses.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 22, 2021

Guide to Exporting to Africa under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The Guide demystifies the rules contained in the AfCFTA Protocol on Trade in Goods and the opportunities in the African continental market for the private sector in Botswana.

Author: IEC. Theme: Trade Agreement. Date: April 12, 2021