Resources

 
1 Nov 2005
Public information and advocacy materials

By Florian Alburo
This brief reviews some of the salient results from the on-going ARTNeT research studies on trade facilitation and provides some guidance on the needs and priorities associated with selected trade facilitation measures discussed by the Negotiating Group on Trade Facilitation (NGTF), as well as their relative implementation costs and sequencing. Implications for the negotiations on trade facilitation are then discussed.

 
22 Feb 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

This is the presentation on Need for Regional Partnership Development for Geo-referenced Information Sharing, by Mr. Sujit Mohanty, UNISDR, Asia Pacific, delivered during the Regional Workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management Information System for South-East and East Asia, and the Pacific, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 to 22 February 2013.

 
1 Jul 2006
Public information and advocacy materials

By Ejaz Ghani and Musleh-ud Din
This policy brief reviews the regional trade integration in South Asia, in particular rationale, impediments, and future developments.

 
1 Oct 2006
Public information and advocacy materials

By Gloria O. Pasadilla
This policy brief reviews agriculture liberalization in PTAs by examining the ASEAN free trade area.

 
22 Feb 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

This is the presentation on Applying GIS and Remote Sensing to Measure Disaster Risk: Example of Ecosystem Accounts, by Mr Daniel Clarke, Statistician, ESCAP, delivered during the Regional Workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management Information System for South-East and East Asia, and the Pacific, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 to 22 February 2013.

 
1 Nov 2006
Public information and advocacy materials

By Amitendu Palit
This policy brief reviews the role of technological capabilities in enhancing FDI flows in Developing Asia-Pacific economies.

 
1 Dec 2006
Public information and advocacy materials

By Parakrama Samaratunga, Kamal Karunagoda and Manoj Thibbotuwawa
This policy brief discusses the regional agricultural trade liberalization efforts in SAEs, highlighting the factors which hampered it and outlining prospects for a more effective liberalization.

 
1 Jan 2007
Public information and advocacy materials

By Biswajit Dhar
This policy brief reviews traditional arguments for trade liberalization and provides a closer look at the additional reasons for use of government intervention, including trade policy, in agriculture in a developing country, with a particular reference to India.

 
1 May 2007
Public information and advocacy materials

By Uttam Kumar Deb
This brief is based primarily on Deb. (2006), which documents various types of NTBs faced by agricultural exports from two LDCs (Bangladesh and Cambodia) to the markets of three developed countries (EU, USA and Japan) and two developing countries (India
and Thailand). The brief puts forward implications of the findings for domestic policies and WTO negotiation strategy to be pursued by LDCs in general and Bangladesh and Cambodia in particular.

 
1 Sep 2007
Public information and advocacy materials

By Tulus Tambunan
This policy brief reviews the available literature on the effect of liberalization on SMEs and provides some important policy lessons for Asian developing countries.

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