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ESCAP/UNCTAD/WTO/ARTNeT Research Workshop on Trade Diversification
in the Context of Global Challenges

27-28 October 2010
Vientiane, Lao PDR
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
World Trade Organization
This workshop is dedicated to the study and discussion of the factors and activities determining economic and trade diversification in developing and the least developed countries of the region. Focus is on identifying and supporting the development of new and dynamic sectors of exports, that is export growth in extensive margin, and trade promotion or export growth in intensive margins.
Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Explaining the export growth

Constant Market Share Analysis of the Pattern of Southeast
Asian Export Growth in the 2000s

John Gilbert, Utah State University, USA

Export structure and economic performance in developing

Sudip Ranjan Basu, International Trade Division, UNCTAD

Analyzing the trade performance of Vietnam during 1997-2008
using the CMS and gravity models

Trinh Quang Long, Central Institute for Economic
Management, Vietnam

New and dynamic exports

Dynamic and New Exports of Asian LDCs
Miho Shirotori, UNCTAD

Export Survival and Comparative Advantage
Bolormaa Tumurchudur, Miho Shirotori, and Alessandro
Nicita, UNCTAD

Possible research on NTMs using UNCTAD survey
Gloria O. Pasadilla, Research Fellow, ADB Institute

Enhancing the creative economy for development in the
Asian Least Developed Countries

Edna dos Santos-Duisenberg, Chief, Creative Economy
Programme, UNCTAD

Summary Note on Dynamic Exports and New Exports of
Asian LDCs


Thursday, 28 October 2010

Crisis and trade

What determines dierential export performance during
the crisis? - The case of Germany versus the UK.

Martin Wermelinger, University of St. Gallen

The role of credit and currency crises on trade performance:
A product-disaggregated panel data analysis of exports of
four Asian nations since 1980

Pahan Prasada, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Financial Crisis and The Financial Crisis and Trade
Protectionism: Trade Protectionism: WTO WTO’s work on
monitoring work on monitoring

Maika Oshikawa, WTO Institute for Training and
Technical Cooperation

Country studies

Diversification of export products: Case of India
Rajan Ratna and Snighda Moitra, IIFT

Pro-Poor Export Development: A Study of Export-Oriented
Small and Medium Enterprises Clusters in Indonesia

Tulus T.H. Tambunan, Center for Industry, Trisakti
University, Indonesia

Mongolia's Trade Diversification
D. Nachin, Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency
of Mongolia

Agricultural Export Diversification and Competitiveness in
South Asia

Senal Weerasooriya and Jeevike Weerahewa, University
of Peradeniya

Natural resources and trade

Trade in Natural Resources
Gaurav Nayyar, Economic Research and Statistics
Division, WTO

Export Regimes: A Public Policy Challenge
Patrick Low, WTO

Panel: "Diversification and de-carbonization"
Somphong Soulivanh, Department of Industry, Ministry of
Industry and Commerce
Information note for participants
List of participants
Ms. Mia Mikic
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP
Email: [email protected]

Last updated: 4 November 2010

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