Table of Contents
Richard Baldwin, Masahiro Kawai and Ganeshan Wignaraja
2 The future of the world trade system: Asian perspectives
Section 1: Supply Chains and Production Networks
3 WTO 2.0: Thinking ahead on global trade
4 Trade in value-added: An East Asian perspective
5 Rethinking the impact of exchange rates on trade flows along global production networks
6 Do SMEs matter in Asian production networks?
Section 2: Commercial and Industrial Policies
7 Increasing value from global value chain participation: What role for industrial policy?
Patrick Low and Julia Tijaja
8 Is murky protectionism a real threat to Asian trade?
Simon J. Evenett
9 Exchange rate policy and regional trade agreements
Richard Pomfret and Victor Pontines
Section 3: Regional Trade Governance
10 Policy challenges posed by Asian FTAs
Masahiro Kawai and Ganeshan Wignaraja
11 The ASEAN Economic Community: Progress, challenges and prospects
Siow Yue Chia
12 Construction of RCEP by consolidating ASEAN+1 FTAs
13 ASEAN+, RCEP and TPP: A clash of integration concepts
Section 4: Global Trade Governance
14 The future of the World Trade Organization
15 A new perspective for the World Trade Organization
16 Plurilateral agreements: A viable alternative to the WTO?
17 The case for enhancing regional and global rules for investment
Zhang Yunling and Rongyan Wang
18 A multilateral agreement on investment: A brief reflection
19 Multilateralisation of regional trade agreements
20 WTO-ASEAN asymmetries: Calling for greater collaboration