Searching with a thematic focus on Regional Trade, Trade Policy, Trade in services
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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Following the launch of the Aid for Trade (AfT) initiative in 2005, donor spending on interventions to promote developing country trade has grown rapidly (UNECA & WTO, 2017: p.3).DocumentBRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform, 2016Both India and China have been promoting Public Private Partnership in delivering infrastructure in various sectors. This paper examines their current infrastructure condition both in terms of quality and investment and therefore understands the driving factors of them using PPP. It compares and contrasts the characters of PPPs in India and China.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004While the multilateral trading rules have focused on creating a free flow of goods across countries for over 50 years, it was only in the last decade or so that the spotlight has focused on services.Document
Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in inclusive agribusiness in AsiaEvidence on Demand, 2016This report pays particular reference to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. The purpose is to inform a more detailed call down piece of work for DFID to scope the potential establishment of one or more investment platforms through which it would deploy investment capital in order to catalyse private investment in south and central Asia.Document
Developing the Japanese market for Philippine tourism and and retirement services: prospects and impedimentsPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004The Philippines and Japan have considered forming an economic partnership that will remove barriers to trade and investments in a number of economic sectors including tourism. Ranked as the second largest tourism market (next to the United States), Japan has contributed roughly US$190 million in revenues to the Philippine tourism industry.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004With the proposed Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), bilateral trade agreement opens up fresh opportunities for cooperation in the realm of human resource development between the two countries.Document
ASEAN+1 FTAs and the global supply chain in East Asia: the case of the Philippine automotive and electronics sectorsPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012How are the ASEAN+1 free trade agreements facilitating the flow of goods in the supply chain in East Asia? This chapter looks at the experience of the Philippine automotive and electronic sectors – two sectors that are well integrated into the supply network in East Asia.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014Hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015 provides an opportunity for the Philippines to advance its economic interests in services trade and contribute to regional integration by highlighting the critical importance of global value chains (GVCs).DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014The ASEAN + 6 countries are currently engaged in negotiation for a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). If successfully negotiated RCEP will result into the world’s biggest trading bloc, 40% of world trade, that offers significant benefits toDocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015APEC 2015 provides an opportunity for the Philippines to advance its economic interests in services and contribute to regional integration by focusing on global value chains (GVCs) which are now believed to account for more than 50 percent of global trade.