Making it easier for workers to move between countries is key to liberalizing the trade in services and unleashing the benefits it will produce across national and regional economies.
The World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement provides a roadmap for developing economies to increase trade while also increasing the benefits it provides to their citizens.
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
Collecting sex-disaggregated data on asset ownership is an important step in achieving gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific.
Scaling up ecotourism in Mongolia requires a multi-sector approach that carefully balances conservation and development.
Viet Nam is a particularly good case to measure the impact on income inequality of rising trade with the People's Republic of China.
Consumers, investors, producers, distributors, and the public all have a role to play in taking partial responsibility for environmental management.
This holiday season, Christmas tree lights will still flicker despite the US-PRC trade tensions. But if the conflict rages, they may be dimmer next year.
Production value chains in Asia and beyond will be severely affected by the US-PRC trade tensions.
Amid uncertainty over the evolution of the PRC-US trade dispute, markets in the region are taking a wait-and-see stance.