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  • Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative 

    Cai, Peter (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-03-30)
    China’s Belt and Road Initiative (also known as One Belt, One Road (OBOR)) is one of President Xi’s most ambitious foreign and economic policies. It aims to strengthen Beijing’s economic leadership through a vast program of infrastructure building ...
  • Labour Provisions in Trade Agreements with Developing Economies: The Case of TPPA and ASEAN Member Countries 

    Das, Sanchita Basu; Sen, Rahul; Srivastava, Sadhana (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-03-30)
    Labour provisions have been increasingly included in bilateral and regional trade arrangements. One recent example was the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), signed by twelve countries in 2016 but abandoned by the US in early 2017. Even though ...
  • Development Effectiveness Brief: Bangladesh 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2017-01-30)
    Bangladesh has made significant socioeconomic gains with a steady rise in its gross domestic product, boost in social development, and meeting the Millennium Development Goal of halving the incidence of poverty in 1990–2015. Since 1973, the Asian ...
  • Trade in Health Products: Reducing Trade Barriers for Better Health 

    Helble, Matthias; Shepherd, Benjamin (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2017-01-30)
    Trade in health products has been flourishing in recent years as the demand for better health has been growing throughout the world. At the same time, trade in health products is hampered by substantive trade barriers. In this paper, we present evidence ...
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