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Umbrella Facility for Trade

Approach

The UF aims to increase the number of WBG projects that incorporate trade, expand research and testing of new ideas on trade, gather data and disseminate knowledge on trade related issues, and increase the WBG’s voice on global trade issues. UF support is aligned with the World Bank Trade Strategies, which is comprised of four pillars.

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The UF supports projects and activities that are global, regional, economy-wide or at the sector/firm-level. We generally cover the following areas:

 

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As of February 2022, the UFT has launched 264 activities in 122 countries.