Impact of Trade Facilitation on Export Competitiveness: A Regional Perspective, Studies in Trade and Investment No. 66

Date of publication: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

It is widely recognized that the quality of trading environment has a significant impact on export competitiveness. The studies compiled in this publication analyse the relationship between trade facilitation and export competitiveness; analyse quantitatively and qualitatively the impact of trade costs on export; examine the status of export competitiveness in the region by using various indicators; and identify the effective ways of improving trading environment through trade and transport facilitation. The publication also includes three case studies on trade and transport facilitation in Cambodia, China and Sri Lanka, in order to exchange information and experience in this particular area.
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