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ADBI/ESCAP Workshop on Research, Tools and Data for Evidence-based Trade Policymaking


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


Consistent with the theme of the Trade and Investment week on enhancing participation in Global Value Chains, this workshop will present evidence on the current state of GVCs in the region and cover topics including: concepts and measurement of GVCs; competitiveness and GVCs; GVC-driven production transformation; and regional case studies and best practices. The workshop will also cover tools required for analysis of non-tariff measures and services trade restrictiveness. 24 participants will be invited by ADBI from regional countries. The training is also open to ESCAP delegates to the Committee on Trade and Investment.