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The "Private Sector Development and Trade Workgroup" is a donor network of organisations and institutions focussing on the private sector development.

The actual members are:

  • World Bank

  • IMF

  • UNDP


  • ILO

  • European Commission (EC)

  • Italian Cooperation

  • Development Cooperation Irland

  • ADB

  • CIDA

  • DFID

  • AFD

  • JICA


  • Ambassies of Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, China, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, USA

Information can be found on the web-space of the PSD&Trade WG:



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