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A new report marks the first major effort to quantify how women are affected by trade.

A woman employed by a copper and gold mine in Mongolia walks past bags ready for shipment

The African Continental Free Trade Area has the potential to boost growth and lift 30 million people out of extreme poverty.

A man in Senegal stands in a warehouse in Senegal

Maintaining trade flows will be crucial in limiting negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shopkeepers at the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority go through a purchase list from a health center, pick the supplies and pack them into boxes.


Caroline Freund

秋霞电影网在线观看伦Global Director, Trade, Investment, and Competitiveness.

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