Expanding Knowledge and Strengthening Capacity Building

This database serves as a knowledge repository for the CAREC trade policy sector. It provides access to documents and publications that focus on trade policy developments and issues as well as regional cooperation in the sector.

Publications in the database are from CAREC’s multilateral institution partners, other development partners in the CAREC region, research institutions, academia, and other sources.

5 Most Recent Studies Other Sector-related Studies
YearTitle and DescriptionVersion
Oct 2017CAREC 2030: Connecting the Region for Shared and Sustainable Development
CAREC 2030 builds on the solid foundation of progress made under CAREC 2020, and provides the new long-term strategic framework for the CAREC Program leading to 2030. CAREC 2030 is aligned with national strategies and with the 2030 global development agenda.
May 2017Europe and Central Asia Economic Update
The report finds that policies focused on improving trade in Europe and Central Asia are crucial for building on this modest growth.
(World Bank)
Mar 2017Why Trade Finance Gaps Persist: Does it Matter for Trade and Development?
Trade finance shortfalls now appear regularly. Does this matter for trade expansion and economic development in developing countries?
Jan 2017Can Trade Help Achieve the Employment Targets of the Sustainable Development Goals?
The theoretical and empirical links between trade and employment are examined to suggest whether trade has a positive or negative impact on the quantity and quality of employment.
Dec 2016Trade, Infrastructure, and Development
This paper surveys the literature on trade and development, especially on complementarities associated with trade infrastructure.
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