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    Supporting Equitable Economic Development in ASEAN: Impact of Regional Integration (AEC) on Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam (CLMV countries).

    With support from Agence Fraincaise de Developpement (AFD), ARTNeT has lauched a new project entitled "Supporting Equitable Economic Development in ASEAN: Impact of Regional Integration (AEC) on Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam (CLMV countries)." Reflecting the challenges posed by the AEC, the objective of the project is to strengthen the technical and analytical skills of researchers and officials from CLMV countries to manage and assess the impact of: (a) non-tariff measures, and (b) protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) (e.g., through geographical indications for food products exports).

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    Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Agreement Database - APTIAD

    An online database of trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region. The database contains information on all agreements within the region, an agreement-country matrix, and an advanced search engine allowing to locate agreements by country, agreement name, status, scope, WTO notification status, and keywords.

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    WTO/ESCAP-ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop on "Empirical methods in trade: Analyzing non-tariff measures"

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize the WTO/ESCAP-ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop on "Empirical methods in trade: Analyzing non-tariff measures", from 12 to 16 December 2016, UNCC, Bangkok, Thailand.

    The workshop aims to broaden and deepen participants in understanding of the non-tariff measures, which have been playing an increasingly important role in trade and development. The focus will be on the use of techniques and software in calculating indicators of presence and spread of non-tariff measures as well as of empirical methods in analyzing non-tariff measures impact on trade, prices, production and welfare. The target participants for the workshop are researchers and analysts in government departments or institutes dealing with international economics and development areas.

    For more information please contact ARTNeT Secretariat at artnetontrade@un.org.

    ARTNeT Newsletter: November 2016

    • AWP No. 163: Ageing and consumer spending: Some preliminary findings from India and China
    • ARTNeT book review: Trans-Pacific Partnership - An assessment
    • Upcoming event: WTO/ARTNeT workshop on Trade policy analysis: Focus on Non-tariff Measures (NTMs)

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