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Trade

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Trade

Trade Facilitations | Trade Agreements | Mega Free Trade Agreements Like RCEP | Trade Liberalisation | Non Tariff Measures

ERIA examines various aspects of trade starting from issues that can affect trade such as exchange rate volatility, trade facilitations, trade agreements, mega free trade agreements like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement (RCEP), trade liberalisation, tariffs and non-tariffs measures, and many more. 

Publications

23 February 2024
This paper examines the global semiconductor industry trade network and the place of the Association of Southeast Asian [...]
16 February 2024
In this paper, we develop and examine an indicator for regulatory harmonisation amongst member countries in a given [...]
16 February 2024
World economic governance was largely dominated by major developed countries in the 20th century. Over the last half-century, [...]
16 February 2024
This paper analyses the trade characteristics, competition networks, and fragility of global trade in goods in the Association [...]
16 February 2024
This study examines the relationship between global value chain (GVC) integration and business cycle synchronisation in selected Association [...]
16 February 2024
This paper explores the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on firm response. Using a novel COVID-19 [...]
16 February 2024
Firms hold inventory to manage input shortages and stockout risks. This is particularly true for firms relying on [...]
16 February 2024
This study examines the effect of trade openness and COVID-19 shock on output volatility. Quarterly data from 2010 to 2022 [...]
15 January 2024
Indonesia's ongoing financial sector reforms align with regional commitments, particularly the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS), designed [...]
22 December 2023
In this paper, we study the effects of international regulatory convergence in non-tariff measures on the cross-border investment [...]
22 December 2023
This study evaluates how e-commerce is reshaping international trade in goods for two Association of Southeast Asian Nations ([...]
29 November 2023
This study investigates the impacts of COVID-19 government policies and trade measures on trade flows and trade resilience [...]
29 November 2023
This study empirically examines the nexus amongst financial integration, trade integration, and instability in various emerging and Association [...]
28 November 2023
Viet Nam’s impressive economic growth has been driven by a socialist-oriented market economy often recognised as [...]
9 October 2023
The second ASEAN Seamless Trade Facilitation Indicators (ASTFI) and the Trade Transactions Cost (TTC) study, known as ASTFI-TTC [...]
29 August 2023
The aim of this study is threefold. First, we analyse the relationship between export incentives on firm survival [...]
29 August 2023
Despite the rapid acceleration of countries participating in global value chains (GVCs) over the last three decades, global [...]
29 August 2023
The trade war between the United States (US) and China has affected their bilateral trade as well as [...]
16 August 2023
In light of the importance of the machinery trade in global trade, this study examines whether the patterns [...]
3 August 2023
This paper examines the foreign direct investment policy of Cambodia in terms of investment promotion and facilitation. The [...]
3 July 2023
Malaysia leverages the economic activities in and around its oceans, seas, and coastal areas, as its maritime space [...]
9 May 2023
Non-tariff measures (NTMs) constitute a grey area where trade policy meets public policy goals. NTMs comprise a diverse [...]
31 March 2023
The evolving economic architecture in the Indo-Pacific rests squarely on the post-war construct of the Asia-Pacific, which is [...]
27 March 2023
This policy brief examines the structural transformation of the Cambodian economy based on the impact of the CKFTA [...]
10 January 2023
The global economy is facing a perfect storm as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, prolonged [...]
10 January 2023
Despite facing global uncertainties, Indonesia has achieved macroeconomic stability, supported by strong responses in fiscal and monetary policy, [...]
10 January 2023
The conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is very important for Indonesia as it may bring [...]
14 December 2022
The idea of the Indo-Pacific was borne from a global trend that has (re)oriented the centre of [...]
6 December 2022
This policy brief highlights the importance of maintaining open regionalism and economic and regional integration for sustainable and [...]
28 October 2022
This study describes the status of global value chains (GVCs) in Viet Nam and examines the roles of [...]
24 October 2022
This paper aims to clarify the role of Japan in the process leading up to the establishment of [...]
24 October 2022
This paper aims to understand how the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), an international [...]
21 October 2022
The Trade in Services Chapter of the RCEP Agreement establishes the rules for the progressive liberalisation of trade [...]
21 October 2022
This paper attempts to discuss the potential role of RCEP from the perspective of two kinds of international [...]
21 October 2022
This paper examines the potential impact of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on the Cambodian economy in [...]
21 October 2022
East Asia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) came into force in 2022 as the world’s [...]
21 October 2022
This chapter aims to examine the restrictiveness of rules of origin (RoO) in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ([...]
21 October 2022
The aim of this paper is to analyse the trade remedies chapter in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ([...]
21 October 2022
This study follows and extends a survey by Amador and Cabral (2014) on global value chain (GVC) indicators and [...]
21 October 2022
This study estimates the potential economic effects of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by using a recursively [...]
21 October 2022
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) member countries differ in terms of the level of development. To ensure the [...]
30 September 2022
Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) have become increasingly numerous and prominent. The majority of these NTMs are imposed for reasons [...]
29 September 2022
We overview the economic backgrounds of the countries participating in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations and [...]
29 September 2022
This paper examines the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) role in the formation of the Regional [...]
29 September 2022
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – a mega free trade agreement comprising 15 countries – the 10 Association of [...]
16 September 2022
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused trade disruptions; a drop in foreign direct investment; and scarring effects [...]
14 September 2022
The trade facilitation under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is critical for regional trade and economic cooperation [...]
14 September 2022
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a microcosm of the current tensions in negotiations on digital trade [...]
14 September 2022
Traditional services trade (TST), including tourism and transport services, is the basic and key component of services trade [...]
14 September 2022
This paper examines the legal rules in the investment chapter in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). It [...]
14 September 2022
This study discusses the extent to which the tariffs provided in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are [...]
29 August 2022
 In the first 2 decades of the millennium, European Union (EU) trade policy underwent historic changes, amongst them [...]
15 August 2022
This paper is about the story of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), including the history, dynamics of [...]
15 August 2022
This study evaluates the desirability of RCEP by comparing it with other mega-lateral FTAs. Evaluating the member-specific scale [...]
15 August 2022
The paper examines the impact of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on the COVID-19 pandemic recovery of [...]
5 August 2022
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was seen as important for Australia economically and politically from its [...]
5 August 2022
This paper studies China’s policies and participation in East Asian economic integration and cooperation. The progress [...]
5 August 2022
This paper analyses the implications of the entry into force of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) for [...]
5 August 2022
This paper addresses the noticeable changes in trade and investment policies in Thailand in the new millennium and [...]
5 August 2022
Using firm-level data in manufacturing, this chapter examines the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) spillover effects on [...]

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