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ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

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ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

02 April 2018

Non-Tariff Measures , Trade , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) conducted a workshop to update the Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) in ASEAN database. The workshop was held in Phuket on 20-22 March 2018 and joined by national consultants and government officials from each of the 10 ASEAN member states (AMS).

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

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Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

02 October 2017

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

Background In 2015, ERIA and UNCTAD had conducted the first comprehensive data collection of NTMs in the 10 ASEAN countries. In 2018, ERIA and UNCTAD will carry the mandate of the 49th ASEAN Economic Ministerial (AEM) meeting to renew the NTM database on a regular basis and analyze policy options …

ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

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ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

25 September 2017

ERIA , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

25 September 2017 | Palais des Nations, Geneva Since 2014, ERIA-UNCTAD has promoted transparency of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) in ten ASEAN Member States (AMS) and six East Asian countries (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand). Together with national experts (in local think tanks) and government officials, ERIA-UNCTAD …

ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

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ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

30 July 2017

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

ASEAN needs to create a structured mechanism to manage the trade barriers created from the implementation of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the region, said Izuru Kobayashi, Chief Operating Officer of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) during the workshop Deepening Economic Integration through Better Understanding and Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

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ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

21 September 2016

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

One of the main challenges for ASEAN moving forward is the risk of 'shallow integration.' If we look at the last 15 years, intra-ASEAN trade only moved from 22% of overall regional trade in 2000 to 24% in 2015.

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

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Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

05 February 2016

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures

Project Objective and Outputs Background Fragmented data on NTMs for East Asia Objective To collect, validate and store NTMs data from official sources; and To improve general understanding of these measures and their impact on world trade. To provide insights on NTMs in the country. Project Outputs NTM Database (publicly …

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