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Role of trade in development and overview of Asia-Pacific LDCs’ performance in trade and investment

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  • Mia Mikic

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

Abstract

This chapter reiterates some truisms about the linkages between trade, trade liberalization and development. It also provides a statistical overview of the Asia-Pacific LDCs’ performance in trade and investment since 2000.

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  • Mia Mikic, 2011. "Role of trade in development and overview of Asia-Pacific LDCs’ performance in trade and investment," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:ecchap:tipub2625_chap1
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    Keywords

    Doha Round; trade; least developed countries; Aid for Trade; WTO; Asia-Pacific; trade liberalization;

    JEL classification:

    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade

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