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Assessing the potential and direction of agricultural trade within the ESCAP region

Assessing the potential and direction of agricultural trade within the ESCAP region

proceedings of the regional seminar held in Bangkok, Thailand from 23 to 25 November 1994

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Published by United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Produce trade -- Asia -- Congresses,
  • Produce trade -- Pacific Area -- Congresses,
  • Agricultural industries -- Asia -- Congresses,
  • Agricultural industries -- Pacific Area -- Congresses,
  • Agricultural assistance -- Asia -- Congresses,
  • Agricultural assistance -- Pacific Area -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared under the ESCAP/UNDP Regional Trade Programme (RAS/92/035).
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesStudies in trade and investment -- 10., ESCAP studies in trade and investment -- 10.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20765473M
    ISBN 109211198038
    OCLC/WorldCa43909779

    'Nexus Outlook’ is a collection of case studies which aims at providing a cross-regional picture of common nexus challenges across the world. A central theme i. Goldar, B N. 'Impact of Tariff Reduction according to Doha Modalities on India's Trade of Agricultural Products' (co-authors: Devender Pratap and Yashobanta Parida), Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 47 (2): , January Authors: Goldar, B N. Year: Research Theme: Health Economics and Policy. rice in the Southeast Asian region and one of the largest in the world. It is also the world’s largest exporter of shrimp and natural rubber. Besides electronics, automotive, and agricultural products, other important exported products include gems and jewelry, chemicals, and polymers. UNECE and partners working to simplify trade in the Black Sea region. Reviving agricultural trade in the Balkans. Helping Central Asia countries explore once again their trade potential in nuts and dried fruit. 27 July Ending poverty and reducing inequalities – .


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