Even with Borders Closing, We Need to Keep Trade Flowing
The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need to support trade to not only move medical supplies but also to bolster economies
At Your Service: Trade Liberalization Could Bring Huge Benefits to Southeast Asia
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.
Let’s Make It Easier For Countries to Trade
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.
Why It Matters That One of the Region’s Biggest Trade Deals is Being Upgraded
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
Taking Ownership: Better Data is Needed on Women’s Assets in Asia
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.
Blue Skies and Green Steppe – Developing Sustainable Tourism in Mongolia
Scaling up ecotourism in Mongolia requires a multi-sector approach that carefully balances conservation and development.
How a Spike in Trade with PRC Has Reduced Income Inequality in Viet Nam
Viet Nam is a particularly good case to measure the impact on income inequality of rising trade with the People's Republic of China.
Promoting Green Business: 3 Priorities for Action
Consumers, investors, producers, distributors, and the public all have a role to play in taking partial responsibility for environmental management.
Will Trade Tensions Dim Christmas Lights?
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.
Why Imposing Trade Tariffs Backfires in an Interconnected World
Production value chains in Asia and beyond will be severely affected by the US-PRC trade tensions.