ARTNeT Newsletter: April 2014
- Trade, development and land concessions: New ARTNeT project
- Training for Myanmar on the Basics of the WTO and International Trade
- Call for Papers: Asia-Pacific Trade Economists' Conference, Bangkok
An assessment of the exposure of Asia-Pacific exporters to the Unfair Competition acts in the United States with a unique methodology for identifying country level risks.
The ESCAP Trade and Investment Division, in support to the ARTNeT research programme on trade facilitation, initiated development of a bilateral trade cost database in 2010 in an effort to increase understanding of the cost of trading between countries in Asia and the Pacific and beyond.
The Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT) and the United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade (UNNExT), alongside the World Bank, are organizing a Seminar on the Logistics Performance Index (LPI) Report: The Gap Persists. This seminar will mainly discuss the result of 2014 World Bank Logistics Performance Index highlighting ongoing challenges in the region related to trade facilitation, logistics and connectivity. The seminar will take place from 12:30-13:30 at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok.
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