Asian Economic Integration Report 2022 Launch
About the Event
Another year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the report describes an Asia and Pacific region that has more experience in tackling pandemic hardships, better data showing positive integration trends, and greater confidence in cooperation to address shared concerns. The report also features a theme chapter “Advancing Digital Services Trade in Asia and the Pacific”, which discusses various ways for Asian economies to capitalize on the rapid digitalization and growing digital services trade through structural reforms and international cooperation.
Webinar attendees will have the chance to engage with the speakers and:
- Understand the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the region’s economic linkages in the areas of trade and global value chains, cross-border investment, finance, and people’s mobility
- Gain a deeper understanding of how regional cooperation and integration can promote post-COVID-19 economic recovery
- Examine how digitalization and the pandemic are driving the digital services trade growth
- Discuss ways on how regional cooperation and structural reforms can help Asian economies unlock the potential of digital services trade