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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
FACILITAT AGRIC TRADE ASIA PAC

Facilitating Agricultural Trade in Asia and the Pacific

Studies in Trade and Investment No. 74

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
16 Jan 2014
The Asia-Pacific region is both a major consumer and producer of agricultural products. Its growth in both imports and exports is accelerating, but not to the potential. There is significant opportunity in this region to expand agro-trade especially due to population growth, dietary change of con...
CHALLEN & OPPORT TRADE ASIA&PAC

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

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
20 Feb 2014
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 integration. The book focuses on the exploration of challenges and opportunities that exist in i...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V28 #1 2013

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 28, No.1, Sept. 2013

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
29 Jul 2015
Issued two times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all ...
ASIA PACIF ECON AFTER GLOBAL

Asia-Pacific Economies after the Global Financial Crisis

Lessons Learned and the way Forward

10 Sep 2014
This publication is to understand why countries in the Asia and Pacific region were significantly less affected by the global financial crisis than the world’s most advanced economies of Europe and the United States, and what are the main lessons from their experience for building resilience from...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2012

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012

Recent Trends and Developments

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
29 Oct 2013
This report identifies the challenges and opportunities for trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region concluding that with the right policies and strengthened regional cooperation, the region will be able to continue strong trade- and investment-led growth. With the continued stalling of th...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2010

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2010

Recent Trends and Developments

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
15 Oct 2013
This report identifies the challenges and opportunities for trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region concluding that with the right policies and strengthened regional cooperation, the region will be able to continue strong trad and investment-led growth. With the continued stalling of the ...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V27 #2 2012

Asia-Pacific Population Journal Vol. 27 No. 2, December 2012

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
23 Oct 2013
Issued three times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on al...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2013

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2013

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
18 Feb 2014
This publication presents data for the 58 ESCAP member countries, as well as world, regional, sub-regional and economic aggregates for comparison. It offers current trends and emerging topics in the Asia-Pacific region, grouped around the themes of people, the environment, the economy and connect...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V20 #1 06/2013

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.20 No.1, June 2013

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
10 Oct 2013
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year by the Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The primary objective of the APDJ is to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge, expe...
EOR 2013 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Annual Report 24 May 2012 - 1 May 2013

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
23 Oct 2013
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific held its sixtyninth session in Bangkok from 25 April to 1 May 2013. The present report covers the period from 24 May 2012 to 1 May 2013 and contains an account of the discussions and conclusions reached by the Commission.
BUILD RESILENCE NATURAL DISASTERS

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters and Major Economic Crises

8 Jun 2013
The Asia-Pacific region faces multiple crises such as slowdown in developed economies, reduced demand for regional exports, higher costs of capital, and the volatility of commodity markets. This book highlights the increasing trend of natural disasters affecting the region through disruptions to ...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2013

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013

Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Policies for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
3 May 2013
This document provides a review of the region’s performance in 2012 and its outlook in 2013, as it recovers from the global economic crisis and assesses the region’s policy response to remaining and emerging vulnerabilities. Areas of economic and social policy analysed include growth, inflation, ...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V27 #1 2012

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, June 2012

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
3 Jun 2013
Issued three times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on al...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V19 #2 12/2012

Asia-Pacific Development Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, December 2012

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
3 May 2013
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year by the Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The primary objective of the APDJ is to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge, expe...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2012

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2012

Country profiles

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
20 May 2013
This publication presents data for the 58 ESCAP member countries, as well as world, regional, sub-regional and economic aggregates for comparison. It offers current trends and emerging topics in the Asia-Pacific region, grouped around the themes of people, the environment, the economy and connect...
ASIA PACIF DISASTER RPT 2012

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2012

Reducing Vulnerability and Exposure to Disasters

Series:
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report
20 May 2013
The main message of this publication is that exposure and vulnerability continue to be twin challenges for the region. Faced with growing economic losses and increasingly vulnerable populations, and inspired by good practices in reducing social vulnerability, the publication analyzes the drivers ...
DISABILITY AT GLANCE 2012

Disability at a Glance 2012

Strengthening the Evidence Base in Asia and the Pacific

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Disability at a Glance
22 May 2013
With the conclusion of the Asia and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012, and the proclamation of the new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific members and associate members and key stakeholders have a...
EOR 2012 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2012

Annual Report 26 May 2011 – 23 May 2012

Series:
Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
10 Oct 2013
Official records of the Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2012.
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V19 #1 06/2012

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.19 No.1, June 2012

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
31 Jan 2013
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year by the Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The primary objective of the APDJ is to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge, expe...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V26 #3 2011

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.26, No.3, September 2011

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
28 Feb 2013
Issued three times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on al...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V26 #4 2011

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 26, No.4, December 2011

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
28 Feb 2013
Issued three times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on al...
CLIMATE SMART TRADE & INVEST

Climate-smart Trade and Investment in Asia and the Pacific

Towards a Triple-win Outcome

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
8 Oct 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 of fossil fuels. However, if technologies can be developed and distributed which are clean and c...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2012

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2012

Pursuing Shared Prosperity in an Era of Turbulence and High Commodity Prices

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
19 Sep 2012
This publication provides a review of the region’s outlook as it recovers from the global economic crisis, and assesses the region’s policy response to remaining and emerging vulnerabilities. Areas of economic and social policy analyzed include growth, inflation, trade and investment, financial m...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V26 #2 2011

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.26, No.2, June 2011

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
28 Feb 2013
Issued three times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on al...
REVIEW DEV TRANSPORT ASIA 2011

Review of Developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific 2011

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Review of developments in transport in Asia and the Pacific
20 May 2013
This review is biennially produced by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). It describes the environment within which the transport sector is developing and the principal challenges that this environment poses to governments, the transport industry an...
TRADE BEYOND DOHA ASIA PAC

Trade beyond Doha

Prospects for the Asia-Pacific Least Developed Countries

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
20 May 2013
Focusing on the Least Developed Countries located in the Asia-Pacific region, this study explores the impact of different approaches available to the LDCs and their partners in improving their developmental prospects through enhanced trade. It presents trade related data of the 14 LDCs and the li...
ENABLING ENVIRO SUCCESS INTEGRAT

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

Country Studies of Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
5 Mar 2013
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, SMEs in the subregion often face considerable resource constraints and have limited capabilities t...
INDIA NEW PLAYER IN ASIAN PROD

India: A New Player in Asian Production Networks?

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
15 May 2013
While the IPN phenomenon has accelerated trade and investment linkages between countries in East and South-East Asia, the remainder of the region has not matched those countries in this process. The objective of this study is to explore the reasons for this by using India’s performance in the Asi...
SERVICE SECTOR REFORMS ASIA PACIF

Service Sector Reforms

Asia-Pacific Perspectives

27 Jun 2012
This is a collection of studies on services, most of which were presented at the conference on “Reforming services for inclusive and sustainable development of Asia and the Pacific” held in Bali, Indonesia in October 2010. The collection provides an agenda for future empirical research and must b...