This publication provides briefings on key trade issues in Central Asia: (i) addressing technical barriers to trade, (ii) expanding trade in services, (iii) engaging in regional trade agreements, and (iv) establishing special economic zones.
These issues are priorities under the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030. This set of short papers aims to support policy deliberations and implementation at the regional and national levels
This publication discusses how the CAREC Program can enhance trade by addressing key challenges, including poor market access, limited economic diversification, and weak institutions for trade.
CAREC’s new trade strategy leverages on the successes of past CAREC trade work built on mutual trust and collective efforts. It is designed to foster deepened regional cooperation and integration
Urban areas all over the PRC have embraced a wide range of solutions to reduce energy consumption, green and clean their energy supply, transform the concept of waste, promote green and blue spaces, and improve urban mobility. Each of the 50 featured solutions—some are projects sponsored by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)—shows how cities take climate actions and also create valuable co-benefits in terms of positive impacts on citizens’ public health and quality of life, as well as providing economic and additional environmental benefits.
The Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute signed the Agreement regarding the Headquarter of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute. According to the decision under Article 17 of the Agreement establishing the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute the headquarter of the Central Asia Regional
The “Macroeconomic Monitoring and Forecasting of the CAREC region” (MMF) research study provides a learning tool for conducting analysis of state of the economy; forecast near-term challenges and prospects of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member economies.
On 9th November, 2018, the Director General of International Cooperation and Service Center/Foreign Airlines Service Center of CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China), Mrs. Qingfen Meng and two retinues visited CI and a meeting was held to discuss the collaboration between two organizations.
CAREC Institute staff celebrated the 1st anniversary of the establishment of the Institute as an intergovernmental knowledge and research institution.
Sanjaasuren Bayaraa, director of the CAREC Institute in Urumqi, PRC, to enhance CAREC programs through knowledge generation and capacity building, said that CAREC should coordinate and collaborate with the Belt and Road Initiative for win-win results for all sides involved.
This publication is meant to be a practical resource for policy makers to improve the underlying conditions required for good road maintenance.
In this paper, we propose a panel approach in the construction of the Asia-Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index (ARCII) to strengthen the index’s ability to track the progress of economic integration in the region over time.