What you need to know about the EU's new 'aid for trade' priorities

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BRUSSELS — Better coordination and clearer impact are the focus of the European Commission’s new guidelines on how aid can help developing countries boost exports.

The communication, released this week, updates the European Union’s 2007 Aid for Trade strategy, which aims to raise countries’ productive capacity and tackle poverty through trade.

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    Vince Chadwick

    Vince Chadwick is the Brussels Correspondent for Devex. He covers the EU institutions, member states, and European civil society. A law graduate from Melbourne, Australia, he was social affairs reporter for The Age newspaper, before moving to Europe in 2013. He covered breaking news, the arts and public policy across the continent, including as a reporter and editor at POLITICO Europe.