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Technological advances –particularly in the areas of information and communication, transport, and electronic commerce and payment – have spurred international trade. Internet and mobile phones have greatly facilitated international trade and led to new business models. The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, the frontier technological breakthroughs such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchains, robotics, 3D printing, and the Internet of Things can reshape international trade. This report supports policy makers and the general public to better understand the interplay between technology and trade in a context of Asia-Pacific region. It also provides policy recommendations.