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GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth

The Global Crisis resulted in many trade barriers and distortions. This new eBook argues that least developed countries were hard hit by these barriers. Drawing on Global Trade Alert data, it argues that these barriers reduced these nations’ exports by 30% during the period 2009 to 2013 – over a quarter of a trillion US dollars in total.

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Evenett, S and J Fritz (eds), GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/introduction-throwing-sand-wheels-how-foreign-trade-distortions-slowed-ldc-export-led

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Evenett, S and J Fritz (eds), GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/ldc-export-performance-2000

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Evenett, S and J Fritz (eds), GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/crisis-era-trade-policy-developments-affecting-ldc-commercial-interests

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Evenett, S and J Fritz (eds), GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/effect-foreign-commercial-policy-changes-ldc-exports-during-crisis-era

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Evenett, S and J Fritz (eds), GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/implications-policymakers

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Evenett, S and J Fritz (eds), GTA: Throwing Sand In the Wheels: How Foreign Trade Distortions Slowed LDC Export-Led Growth, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/concluding-remarks-throwing-sand-wheels-how-foreign-trade-distortions-slowed-ldc-export