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Regional Co-Operation in Export Credit and Export Credit Guarantees

( Print: February 2000 )

In an attempt to encourage financial institutions in the ESCAP region to cooperate in establishing a regional institutional framework for export financing, this publication reviews the current...

In an attempt to encourage financial institutions in the ESCAP region to cooperate in establishing a regional institutional framework for export financing, this publication reviews the current...


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Regional Integration and Labour Mobility

Linking Trade, Migration and Development

( Print: May 2016, PDF: July 2016 )

This paper, published as part of the ESCAP series Studies in Trade and Investment, explores the linkages between trade, labour mobility and development in the Asia-Pacific region. The paper moves from...

This paper, published as part of the ESCAP series Studies in Trade and Investment, explores the linkages between trade, labour mobility and development in the Asia-Pacific region. The paper moves from...


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Regional Perspectives on the WTO Agenda

Concerns and Common Interests

( Print: February 2002 )

In the climate of great political uncertainty and economic slowdown, countries may be tempted to turn inwards by erecting protectionist barriers. Yet, there could not be a more important time to...

In the climate of great political uncertainty and economic slowdown, countries may be tempted to turn inwards by erecting protectionist barriers. Yet, there could not be a more important time to...


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Responsible Business and Sustainable Investment in the Natural Resources Sector in Asia and the...

( Print: May 2016, PDF: May 2016 )

Natural resources represent a large share of FDI inflows to the Asia-Pacific region. Covered in this study are oil, gas, mining, hydropower, and large tract plantations such as palm oil and rubber...

Natural resources represent a large share of FDI inflows to the Asia-Pacific region. Covered in this study are oil, gas, mining, hydropower, and large tract plantations such as palm oil and rubber...


Review and Analysis of Intraregional Trade Flows in Asia and the Pacific

( Print: February 2000 )

An invaluable policy-oriented analytical study, which examines all the various factors underlying trade flows in the area including obstacles, constraints, the reasons for success in some countries...

An invaluable policy-oriented analytical study, which examines all the various factors underlying trade flows in the area including obstacles, constraints, the reasons for success in some countries...


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Role of Regional Cooperation: Business Sector Development and South-South Investment

Business Sector Development and South-South Investment

( Print: June 2008, PDF: April 2008 )

This publication contains two papers that examine emerging issues in the field of business development among the developing Asia-Pacific countries and suggest some possibilities for regional...

This publication contains two papers that examine emerging issues in the field of business development among the developing Asia-Pacific countries and suggest some possibilities for regional...


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Role of Trade and Investment Policies in the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus, The

Regional Perspectives

( Print: December 2005, PDF: October 2006 )

The Monterrey Consensus underscores the central role of international trade as well as private capital flows as engines for development. The articles in this publication provide insights into the role...

The Monterrey Consensus underscores the central role of international trade as well as private capital flows as engines for development. The articles in this publication provide insights into the role...


Sectoral Flows of Foreign Direct Investment in Asia and the Pacific

( Print: February 2000 )

An important new study, which develops a better understanding of the operation of this trade-investment nexus. It analyzes sectoral flows of FDI to identify the underlying forces determining such...

An important new study, which develops a better understanding of the operation of this trade-investment nexus. It analyzes sectoral flows of FDI to identify the underlying forces determining such...


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Selected Issues in Cross-border e-Commerce Development in Asia and the Pacific

( Print: February 2021, PDF: September 2020 )

This report focuses on a few selected issues related to the development of cross-border e-commerce which should be of interest to Asia-Pacific policymakers, consumers and businesses alike. These...

This report focuses on a few selected issues related to the development of cross-border e-commerce which should be of interest to Asia-Pacific policymakers, consumers and businesses alike. These...


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Services and Global Value Chains: The Asia-Pacific Reality

( Print: December 2018, PDF: November 2018 )

The study on 'Services and Global Value Chains: Asia-Pacific reality' reviews the facts and issues related to the roles of services in global value chains. It provides the framework to understand and...

The study on 'Services and Global Value Chains: Asia-Pacific reality' reviews the facts and issues related to the roles of services in global value chains. It provides the framework to understand and...


Strengthening Capacities in Trade Investment and the Environment for the Comprehensive Development...

( Print: February 2000 )

This study, prepared for the 1995 Forum for the Comprehensive Development of Indo-China, identifies forms of sub-regional co-operation, policy framework and institutional development in order to...

This study, prepared for the 1995 Forum for the Comprehensive Development of Indo-China, identifies forms of sub-regional co-operation, policy framework and institutional development in order to...


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Studies in Trade, Investment and Innovation No. 88

Socially Responsible Business – A Model for a Sustainable Future

( Print: March 2018, PDF: January 2018 )

The global business environment has undergone a major transformation that requires greater knowledge to address the social and environmental challenges of our time. Due to severe climate change and...

The global business environment has undergone a major transformation that requires greater knowledge to address the social and environmental challenges of our time. Due to severe climate change and...


Tea Marketing Systems in Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

Series: ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
( Print: September 1997 )

All major pepper producing/exporting and importing countries of the region will be provided here with an opportunity to discuss and consider measures to increase export earnings through quality...

All major pepper producing/exporting and importing countries of the region will be provided here with an opportunity to discuss and consider measures to increase export earnings through quality...


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The Development Impact of Information Technology in Trade Facilitation

( Print: September 2011, PDF: September 2011 )

This publication brings together case studies from five different countries in Southeast and East Asia to examine the impact of IT-based trade facilitation measures already implemented, with a...

This publication brings together case studies from five different countries in Southeast and East Asia to examine the impact of IT-based trade facilitation measures already implemented, with a...


Towards a More Vibrant Pepper Economy

( Print: February 2000 )

All major pepper producing/exporting and importing countries of the region will be provided here with an opportunity to discuss and consider measures to increase export earnings through quality...

All major pepper producing/exporting and importing countries of the region will be provided here with an opportunity to discuss and consider measures to increase export earnings through quality...


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Towards Coherent Policy Frameworks: Understanding Trade and Investment Linkages

Understanding Trade and Investment Linkages

( Print: January 2009, PDF: April 2008 )

As economic integration continues, the distinction between domestic and international issues becomes more tenuous. Enhancing coordination and coherence among international trade, investment and...

As economic integration continues, the distinction between domestic and international issues becomes more tenuous. Enhancing coordination and coherence among international trade, investment and...


Trade and Investment Complementarities among the South-Western Member Countries of ESCAP

( Print: February 2000 )

This study analyzes the trade and investment complementarities among the member countries of the Economic Cooperation Organization and neighboring Armenia. It describes the physical facilities and...

This study analyzes the trade and investment complementarities among the member countries of the Economic Cooperation Organization and neighboring Armenia. It describes the physical facilities and...


Trade and Investment Complementarities in North-East Asia

( Print: May 1996 )

A book to enable all policy-makers plus representatives of the private sector, to explore ways trade and investment can be harnessed for the gain of the participating economies.

A book to enable all policy-makers plus representatives of the private sector, to explore ways trade and investment can be harnessed for the gain of the participating economies.


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Trade and Investment Policies for the Development of the Information and Communication Technology...

( Print: March 2005, PDF: October 2006 )

This publication looks at trade and investment policies that help bridge the digital divide and facilitate integration into the global economy in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries. It...

This publication looks at trade and investment policies that help bridge the digital divide and facilitate integration into the global economy in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries. It...


Trade and Investment Scenarios and Liberalization Agenda for Asia and the Pacific

( Print: February 2000 )

This publication discusses the effects of the Asian crisis on trade and investment flows in the Asia and the Pacific region; the response of policy makers within and outside the region; the likely...

This publication discusses the effects of the Asian crisis on trade and investment flows in the Asia and the Pacific region; the response of policy makers within and outside the region; the likely...