Aim at improving preferential market access for LDCs by working towards the objective of duty-free and quota -free (DFQF) market access for all LDCs’ products in the markets of developed countries.
DFQF access for all LDC exports
36.5% of LDC exports (excluding arms and oil) admitted duty-free in 2010
63.5% of LDC exports still face tariffs
Commitment reiterated at the WTO Hong Kong Ministerial Conference which called for developed countries to grant duty-free market access for 97% of products from LDCs.