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Dealing with protectionist pressures

In: Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012: Recent Trends and Developments


  • United Nations ESCAP

    (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP))


This chapter provides a picture of post-crisis trade and investment interventions in the Asia-Pacific region. It focuses not only on restrictions on merchandise trading, but also on new obstacles to services trade and movements of people, including service providers.

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  • United Nations ESCAP, 2012. "Dealing with protectionist pressures," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT,in: Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012: Recent Trends and Developments, chapter 5, pages 79-101 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:ecchap:aptir2650_chap5

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    1. Bruno Coelho & Kevin Gallagher, 2010. "Capital Controls and 21st Century Financial Crises: Evidence from Colombia and Thailand," Working Papers wp213, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
    2. Jayatilleke S. Bandara & Wusheng Yu, 2007. "Agricultural trade liberalization in the Asia-Pacific region with specific reference to preferential trade agreements - scenario and impact analysis," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT,in: Studies in Trade and Investment - AGRICULTURAL TRADE - PLANTING THE SEEDS OF REGIONAL LIBERALIZATION IN ASIA, volume 60, pages 131-162 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
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    Trend; Development; Asia; Pacific; Post-crisis; trade; investment; intervention; merchandise trading; obstacle; services trade; movement of people;

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    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade


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