Now the Real Thing: Getting Creative to Make the LDC Services Waiver Work

Looking towards the next phase of putting the waiver into action, this paper aims to provide some food for thought on how greater creativity can be introduced into the efforts of securing better treatment for LDC service suppliers and their exports. The waiver is an important and still largely unexplored new tool for preferential treatment at or behind the border for LDCs, but as such, it is but one of a larger package of measures required internationally and at home within LDCs to boost their services supply capacity.