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In Brief: $1.69m trade grant

In Brief: $1.69m trade grant

Cambodia has been granted US$1.69 million over five years for trade policy development under a multilateral scheme launched to help least-developed countries improve trade processes. The financing under the Enhanced Integrated Framework was announced Tuesday during a three-day meeting of trade representatives from 12 least-developed countries that are seeking access to the World Trade Organisation. Cambodia, which became a member in 2004, hosted the meeting, which also included representatives from fellow member countries Cape Verde and Nepal.

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