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    LDC exports: the global picture


    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2001

    "LDCs are being bypassed by the process of globalization...[but] the share of trade in GDP remains relatively high in most LDCs compared with other developing countries."

    United Nations Programme of Action for the least developed countries

    "The terms-of-trade of the LDCs worsened in 1998 and 1999 with a drop in commodity prices whose breadth and depth has not been seen since the early 1980s."

    UNCTAD Least Developed Countries Report 2000