Aid for trade


  • 7th Global Review of Aid for Trade

    The 7th Global Review on Aid for Trade will discuss how trade can contribute to economic empowerment, with a particular focus on Youth, Women and Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and how Aid for Trade can contribute to that objective by addressing supply-side capacity and trade-related infrastructure constraints. The Review will be based on a OECD/WTO monitoring and evaluation exercise hitch will be analysed in the 2019 joint OECD/WTO Aid for Trade at a Glance publication.

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  • Aid for trade and the sustainable development agenda: strengthening synergies

    The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls to increase aid-for-trade, in particular for least developed countries. This call echoes a similar appeal in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. In response, the OECD SDG Action Plan also argues for further promoting aid for trade and ensuring that it supports the achievement of the SDCs. This paper discusses how this should be done.

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  • Aid for Trade at a Glance 2017 - Promoting Trade, Inclusiveness and Connectivity for Sustainable Development

    This report expands the analysis of trade costs into the digital domain, reflecting the changing nature of trade. It seeks to identify ways to help developing countries – and notably LDCs – realise gains from trade by connecting to the digital economy.

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We track aid-for-trade flows and share good practice so that developing countries can capitalise on the opportunities of international trade.

Aid for Trade at a Glance

Interactive Database

Aid for Trade at a Glance Interactive Database

Use our Aid for Trade Interactive Database created from reporting to the OECD Creditor Reporting System (CRS) to view and compare trends, categories, breakdowns, and top ten donors and recipients. 


Aid for Trade Facilitation

Interactive Database

Screen capture of the interactive database

The interactive database provides information on donor countries' aid projects as reported to the OECD Creditor Reporting System (CRS). Users can search by country and year, download data, compare and see project descriptions.

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aid for trade

Logical framework


The OECD and the WTO established an aid-for-trade monitoring framework based on the recommendation by the WTO Task Force on Aid for Trade of establishing accountability mechanisms at national and global levels, which help track progress in the implementation and enhance the credibility of the Aid for Trade Initiative.

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