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Facilitating the participation of landlocked developing countries in commodity value chains

Published on December 17, 2015

Landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) face multiple trade and development challenges. In addition to their geographical predicaments and remoteness from international markets, most of these countries are commodity dependent.

Primary commodities accounted for more than half of the exports of 27 out of 32 LLDCs in 2011-2013, and resource-based goods, that is to say, primary goods and resource-based manufactures, accounted for some three quarters of all exports of goods and services of LLDCs as a group. Read more. Source | UNACTAD