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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).

    Data


    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-GIZ Capacity Building Workshop on Practical tools for Impact Assessment of Trade liberalization and Free Trade Agreement

    The Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network (ARTNeT) of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale (GIZ, Germany) organise the workshop series on "The Gravity Model as a Tool for Trade-Policy Analysis". After the first workshop, held in April 2016 on Introduction to Gravity Modelling for Trade Policy Analysis, followed by the second workshop in August 2016 on Advanced issues in gravity modelling, the third workshop of the series, titled "Practical tools for Impact Assessment of Trade liberalization and Free Trade Agreement" , will be held during 23-27 January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

    This workshop aims to provide participants with the following: 1. Practical knowledge and skills in applying quantitative tools for impact assessment of trade liberalization and FTA; 2. An appreciation in the use of data and research evidence in trade policymaking and analysis.

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

    ARTNeT Newsletter: January 2017

    • Upcoming event: ARTNeT-GIZ capacity building workshop on "Practical tools for impact assessment of trade liberalization and free trade agreement"
    • Call for ARTNeT post-workshop research study proposals ("Empirical methods in trade - Analyzing non-tariff measures")
    • Online course: Trade and SDGs

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