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ASEAN/East Asia NTM Database

ERIA, in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), collected and classified non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the ten ASEAN countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam). Both organisations worked on all regulations and official documents including international conventions adopted by countries which were in effect as of March 2018. 

Data collection consists of two phases: The first database released in January 2016, and the updated database completed in early 2019. Both phases are accompanied by analytical reports.

The project aims to (i) collect, validate, and store NTM data from official sources; (ii) improve the general understanding of these measures and their impact on world trade; and (iii) provide insights on NTMs in ten countries. 

Click the button below to access the NTM database in an external site. 

TRAINS: the global database on Non-Tariff Measures


Related Publications

Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN

Non-Tariff Measures - An Update

Regional Integration and Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN

Ad Valorem Equivalents of Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN

Transparency in Non-Tariff Measures: An International Comparison