There are five main findings of the Regional Technical Group report:
1. Aid for Trade has played an important role in helping Asian economies build the productive capacity to integrate further into the global economy.
2. Domestic development strategies in Asia and the Pacific are increasingly incorporating measures that target improvements in the investment climate.
3. Effective public–private dialogues are an essential feature of modern development strategies in Asia and the Pacific.
4. Aid for Trade can promote and work together with other financial flows, which together can enhance Aid for Trade’s positive impacts on trade capacity.
5. Despite important successes, Asia’s challenged states must more actively diversify Aid for Trade resources beyond their existing focus on physical infrastructure.
You can download the report “Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific: Driving Private Sector Participation in Global Value Chains” here