11 November 2016 | Trade in Services and Economic Transformation Roundtable


Roundtable: 11 November 2016, 10.00–15.00 Department for International Development, Whitehall, London

In collaboration with DFID, the ODI-SET team organised a Trade in Services Roundtable Event hosted at DFID London on 11 November 2016. The roundtable sought to unpack the key challenges and opportunities for trade in services in developing countries and identify what DFID can do over the next five years to support services. The event report summarises key thematic issues emerging based on roundtable reflections from representatives from ODI, TheCityUK, Commonwealth Secretariat, European University Institute, ILEAP, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, International Growth Centre, International Trade Centre, Sussex University, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Centre for Global Development, and World Bank, and introduced by the UK Department for International Development.

This event discussed findings from a SET report on Trade and Services in Economic Transformation. A report summary can be downloaded below.


Agenda and participants

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SET/ODI Presentation

European University Institute Presentation


This event follows an earlier trade session at WTO Trade and Development Symposium (2015)

Photo credit: Kate Bacungco/World Bank