Launch of the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) 2016
Launch of the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) 2016 – a flagship publication prepared by the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. APTIR provides information on and independent analyses of trends and developments in: (a) intra- and inter-regional trade in goods and services; (b) foreign direct investment; (c) trade facilitation measures; (d) trade policy measures; (e) preferential trade policies and agreements; and (f) digital trade. The report offers insights into the impacts of these recent and emerging developments on countries’ abilities to meet the challenges of achieving inclusive and sustainable development. APTIR 2016 will be lanched at CR4, UNCC, Bangkok, on 29 November 2016, from 10.00-11.30 hrs.