As the pandemic continues to affect global trade, governments need to take measures now to be better prepared for future disruptions.
The massive Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership presents a major trade opportunity for Asia but there are still critical details that need to be worked out.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 nations and 2.2 billion people into a trade partnership. It also offers broad economic and societal benefits that go beyond imports and exports.
The pandemic has underscored the importance of trade facilitation within South Asia and with the region’s neighbors.
The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need to support trade to not only move medical supplies but also to bolster economies
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.