Profound changes are taking place in the global trade landscape, including the technologies and governance frameworks that underpin and support contemporary trade in goods, services and the digital economy. This dynamic environment presents challenges, and also enormous opportunities to expand and deepen trade, investment and innovation among the 53 member countries of our growing Commonwealth family.
Botswana has launched its new five-year export strategy targeted at dynamic and sustainable economic growth, with the help of the Commonwealth.
Commonwealth countries wrapped up two days of deliberations today, with a plan to support micro, small and medium-sized businesses looking to gain a foothold in global markets and supply chains.
Commonwealth countries will gather in Vanuatu this week to explore how small and medium-size businesses can plug into global value chains, and benefit from intra-Commonwealth trade - estimated to reach nearly $2 trillion within 10 years. The activity is part of the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda (CCA), adopted by Heads of Government in April 2018 with a view to boosting trade and investment links across the Commonwealth.