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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 dialogue on "Analyzing non-tariff measures: collating evidence and setting research agenda"

    The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and ARTNeT secretariat will organize the ARTNeT dialogue on "Analyzing non-tariff measures: collating evidence and setting research agenda", 26-27 April 2017, at UNCC, Bangkok, Thailand. This ARTNeT event has a dual objective: 1) to present research findings of the studies undertaken by ARTNeT researchers related to non-tariff measures (NTMs) principally in CLMV counries, and 2) to provide a platform for a conversation on framing a research agenda on NTMs which will better inform policymakers on presence and impacts of NTMs. The target participants for the dialogue are researchers and analysts in think-tanks, reserach institutes and government departments dealing with international trade and development issues.

    The dialogue will provide a platform for researchers to interact with experts and fellow researchers in the region.This event is organized as part of the project on "Supporting Equitable Economic Development in ASEAN: Impact of Regional Integration (AEC) on Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam (CLMV countries)" under phase four of ARTNeT and supported by Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) (http://www.afd.fr/lang/en/home).

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

    ARTNeT Newsletter: April 2017

    • ARTNeT Working Paper No. 166: Policy landscape of trade in environmental goods and services
    • Upcoming event: ARTNeT dialogue on "Analyzing non-tariff measures: collating evidence and setting research agenda" (26-27 April; Bangkok, Thailand)
    • ARTNeT Survey on "Setting the future research agenda on NTMs"

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