How can Africa Agenda 2063 Leverage Trade Related Investment Measures (TRIMs)?

Under Agenda 2063, African countries have committed themselves to accelerating industrialization, diversification and structural transformation with a view to achieve economic and sustainable development. Achieving this objective will require Africa to leverage Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs), so as to put in place policy measures that promote its trade and investment flows. This note analyses the policy space available to undertake such measures, as well as special and differential treatment proposals on the table at the WTO.