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Title: Win-Win: How International Trade Can Help Meet the Sustainable Development Goals
Organization:Asian Development Bank

The recently agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are expected to guide development through the 2030 time horizon. The 17 SDGs cover many areas, such as poverty, health, sustainable development, and the environment. Given that trade is not an end in itself, there is no specific SDG goal for trade, but it is recognized as an important means of implementation. The objective of this book is to demonstrate to the international development community, including policy makers in developing countries, the contribution that international trade can make to achieving the SDGs. This book maps out a triple-win scenario when good trade policy spurs international trade, contributes to development-friendly outcomes, and supports the achievement of the SDGs.

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