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Accession to the World Trade Organization

Issues and Recommendations for Central Asian and Caucasian Economies in Transition

( Print: May 2002 )

This publication contributes to the general understanding of the World Trade Organization accession process. It is targeted to countries with economies in transition and all other countries that are...

This publication contributes to the general understanding of the World Trade Organization accession process. It is targeted to countries with economies in transition and all other countries that are...


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Agricultural Trade: Planting the Seeds of Regional Liberalization in Asia

A Study by the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade

( Print: December 2007, PDF: April 2007 )

The objectives of the study are to map and analyse existing trade agreements in the region and their product coverage, particularly agricultural products, as well as associated tariff and non-tariff...

The objectives of the study are to map and analyse existing trade agreements in the region and their product coverage, particularly agricultural products, as well as associated tariff and non-tariff...


Analysis of Fiji's Export Potential to Asia, An

( Print: February 2000 )

The analysis offered in this publication shows the significance of the Asian region in the context of world trade. It illustrates how the market presents excellent opportunities for expanding and...

The analysis offered in this publication shows the significance of the Asian region in the context of world trade. It illustrates how the market presents excellent opportunities for expanding and...


Asian and Pacific Developing Economies and the First WTO Ministerial Conference

Issues of Concern

( Print: December 1996 )

A new volume which contains all the papers presented at the conference and a brief report on the discussions and the recommendations that emerged from it. The publication will be a useful guide to...

A new volume which contains all the papers presented at the conference and a brief report on the discussions and the recommendations that emerged from it. The publication will be a useful guide to...


Assessing the Potential and Direction of Agricultural Trade within the ESCAP Region

( Print: February 2000 )

All the important information contained in this publication will contribute to a better understanding of how past patterns have developed and how trends have evolved, which is essential in enhancing...

All the important information contained in this publication will contribute to a better understanding of how past patterns have developed and how trends have evolved, which is essential in enhancing...


Assistance to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises for Enhancing Their Capacity for Export Marketing

( Print: May 1998 )

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have assumed an increasingly important role in most developing countries of the Asian and Pacific region, not only due to their large numbers but also...

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have assumed an increasingly important role in most developing countries of the Asian and Pacific region, not only due to their large numbers but also...


Benefits and Challenges Facing Asia-Pacific Agricultural Trading in the Post-Uruguay Round Period

( Print: February 2000 )

In recognition of the important impact the Uruguay Round agreements will have on agricultural trading countries, the ESCAP Secretariat undertook a number of studies, which are contained in this new...

In recognition of the important impact the Uruguay Round agreements will have on agricultural trading countries, the ESCAP Secretariat undertook a number of studies, which are contained in this new...


Border Trade and Cross-Border Transactions of Selected Asian Countries

( Print: March 1998 )

Policy makers and others will find this publication most helpful in evaluating the constraints and opportunities in order to devise strategies that enhance trade relations among neighbouring countries...

Policy makers and others will find this publication most helpful in evaluating the constraints and opportunities in order to devise strategies that enhance trade relations among neighbouring countries...


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Business and Development in Myanmar

A Policy Handbook for Private Sector Development

( Print: May 2015, PDF: December 2015 )

This handbook is to provide policymakers, business communities, development organizations, and other interested parties with a thorough overview of the private sector environment in Myanmar today. It...

This handbook is to provide policymakers, business communities, development organizations, and other interested parties with a thorough overview of the private sector environment in Myanmar today. It...


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Challenges and Opportunities for Trade and Financial Integration in Asia and the Pacific

( Print: February 2014, PDF: December 2009 )

This book brings together chapters that explore various aspects of trade and financial integration in Asia and the Pacific, the reasons for the lack of it, and potential benefits of strengthening such...

This book brings together chapters that explore various aspects of trade and financial integration in Asia and the Pacific, the reasons for the lack of it, and potential benefits of strengthening such...


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Climate-smart Trade and Investment in Asia and the Pacific

Towards a Triple-win Outcome

( Print: October 2012, PDF: May 2012 )

Trade and investment indirectly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions through the energy used in associated production and transportation processes to the extent that energy is generated on the basis...

Trade and investment indirectly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions through the energy used in associated production and transportation processes to the extent that energy is generated on the basis...


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Creating Business and Social Value

The Asian Way to Integrate CSR into Business Strategies

( Print: September 2011, PDF: September 2011 )

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is used to describe the voluntary efforts of companies to assume a larger responsibility for the effect of their operations on society. As such, CSR is an...

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is used to describe the voluntary efforts of companies to assume a larger responsibility for the effect of their operations on society. As such, CSR is an...


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Delivering on the WTO Round

A High-level Government-business Dialogue

( Print: January 2006, PDF: October 2006 )

The articles in this publication provide insights into the status of the negotiations in the main areas of the Doha Development Agenda and interlinkages between trade liberalization in those areas to...

The articles in this publication provide insights into the status of the negotiations in the main areas of the Doha Development Agenda and interlinkages between trade liberalization in those areas to...


Development of the Export-oriented Electronics Goods Sector in Asia and the Pacific

( Print: February 2000 )

A new study, which will provide useful information for all as a comparative analysis of the electronics industries in selected countries in the region. The recommendations made can be considered as...

A new study, which will provide useful information for all as a comparative analysis of the electronics industries in selected countries in the region. The recommendations made can be considered as...


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Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific

( Print: December 2018, PDF: November 2018 )

The study on 'Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific' reviews the state of play in implementation of trade facilitation and paperless trade in the Asia and the Pacific region. It also...

The study on 'Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific' reviews the state of play in implementation of trade facilitation and paperless trade in the Asia and the Pacific region. It also...


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Doha Development Agenda, The

Perspectives from the ESCAP Region

( Print: May 2004 )

This publication comprises papers and presentations made at meetings on the Doha Development Agenda. The papers cover key trade and investment related issues such as; trade facilitation in the WTO...

This publication comprises papers and presentations made at meetings on the Doha Development Agenda. The papers cover key trade and investment related issues such as; trade facilitation in the WTO...


Electronic Commerce Initiatives of ESCAP Role of Electronic Commerce in Trade Facilitation

( Print: February 2000 )

This important new book brings together a collection of invited interdisciplinary perspectives on the role of electronic commerce in facilitating international trade. The articles in the book can be...

This important new book brings together a collection of invited interdisciplinary perspectives on the role of electronic commerce in facilitating international trade. The articles in the book can be...


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Enabling Environment for the Successful Integration of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Global...

Country Studies of Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Series: ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
( Print: March 2013, PDF: December 2011 )

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Asia and are effective job creators and income generators. In addition, SMEs play a key role in poverty reduction and inclusive economic growth. However...

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Asia and are effective job creators and income generators. In addition, SMEs play a key role in poverty reduction and inclusive economic growth. However...


Enhancement of Trade and Investment Cooperation in South-East Asia

Opportunities and Challenges Toward ASEAN-10 and Beyond

( Print: December 1998 )

This publication examines specific opportunities and challenges in trade and investment in countries in the Asean region. It also considers the benefits of cooperation in the private sector and how...

This publication examines specific opportunities and challenges in trade and investment in countries in the Asean region. It also considers the benefits of cooperation in the private sector and how...


Enhancing Export Opportunities through Environmentally Sound Business Development

( Print: October 2001 )

This publication is divided into two parts. The first summarizes the main issues and puts forward recommendations for export opportunities and environmentally sound business development in Asia and...

This publication is divided into two parts. The first summarizes the main issues and puts forward recommendations for export opportunities and environmentally sound business development in Asia and...