Volume 2017 Number 3
  • E-ISSN: 15645304


The case for trade as an enabler of growth, job creation and poverty reduction is well documented. Between 2000 and 2015 trade played a significant role in helping the world halve the number of people living in extreme poverty as set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the successors to the MDGs – recognize the role of trade as a component in achieving the ambitious, new target of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030.

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Related Subject(s): International Trade and Finance

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