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Total ODA disbursements in support of Aid for Trade in millions of US dollars


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Actual indicator available Total ODA commitments and disbursements in support of Aid for Trade
Actual indicator available - description Total ODA commitments and disbursements in support of Aid for Trade
Date of national source publication
Method of computation
Periodicity Annual
Scheduled update by national source September 2018
U.S. method of computation Data are extracted from the OECD's Creditor Reporting System (CRS) for selected purpose codes that have have been agreed support aid for trade. Aid for trade comprises the following categories: - technical assistance for trade policy and regulations (e.g. helping countries to develop trade strategies, negotiate trade agreements, and implement their outcomes) - trade-related infrastructure (e.g. building roads, ports, and telecommunications networks to connect domestic markets to the global economy) - productive capacity building, including trade development (e.g. supporting the private sector to exploit their comparative advantages and diversify their exports) trade-related adjustment (e.g. helping developing countries with the costs associated with trade liberalisation, such as tariff reductions, preference erosion, or declining terms of trade) - other trade-related needs, if identified as trade-related development priorities in partner countries' national development strategies
Comments and limitations
Date metadata updated 2017-09-19
Disaggregation geography Total presetned for all ODA-eligible countries.
Unit of measurement U.S., Dollars, millions
Disaggregation categories Not available.
International and national references
Time period 2000-2015
Scheduled update by SDG team

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Aid for Trade commitments and disbursements
Target name Increase Aid for Trade support for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries.
Global indicator description Total official development assistance (ODA) commitments and disbursements that support aid for trade. Data expressed in US millions of dollars.
UN designated tier 1
UN custodial agency OECD (Partnering Agencies: WTO-EIF)
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