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UNCTAD initiatives on non-tariff measures-some results from a pilot project

In: Rising Non-Tariff Protectionism and Crisis Recovery


  • Sudip Ranjan Basu


  • Hiroaki Kuwahara

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


This paper provides brief historical account leading to new UNCTAD initiatives on NTMs, documents UNCTAD activities on NTMs and definition and classification of NTMS

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  • Sudip Ranjan Basu & Hiroaki Kuwahara, 2010. "UNCTAD initiatives on non-tariff measures-some results from a pilot project," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT,in: Rising Non-Tariff Protectionism and Crisis Recovery, chapter 10, pages 183-199 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:ecchap:tipub2587_chap10

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    UNCTAD; non-tariff measures; pilot project; NTMs; trade; non tariff measures; Brazil; Chile; India; the Philippines; Thailand;

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    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade


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