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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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    ARTNeT-ITD Training on Environmental Goods and Services Negotiations

    The training course on "Environmental Goods and Services Negotiations" is being organized by Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT) of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in collaboration with the International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD) and the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand. The participants will include officials and stakeholders from Thailand, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Viet Nam, Nepal, Bhutan and Timor-Leste. The workshop will be held during 2-3 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

    The purpose of the training is to increase participants' awareness of various factors involved in trade of environmental goods and services. Attention is given to aspects of approaches to liberalization of trade in environmental goods and services, keeping in mind the needs of developing countries and their aspirations toward sustainable development.

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

    ARTNeT Newsletter: March 2017

    • Recent events: ARTNeT-ITD regional training on "Environmental goods and services trade negotiations"
    • Recent events: 2nd SANEM Annual Economists Conference 2017
    • Upcoming events: Asia-Pacific conference - Taking collective action to accelerate transformation of official statistics for Agenda 2030 (27-28 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand)

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