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  • Report  |   2017

    Unlocking the Potential for East and North-East Asian Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    Amid the continuing uncertainty in the global trade, widening social disparities, and increasing environmental concerns, the forthcoming publication entitled "Unlocking the Potential for East and North-East Asia Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration" aims to lay the groundwork for building bridges between East and North-East...

  • Report  |   2017

    Global Mobility Report 2017: Tracking Sector Performance

    Author(s): Sustainable Mobility for All

    The Global Mobility Report 2017 (GMR) is the first-ever attempt to examine performance of the transport sector globally, and its capacity to support the mobility of goods and people, in a sustainable way. The GMR is built around three components: (i) four global objectives that define "sustainable mobility"; (ii) quantitative and...

  • Report  |   2017

    South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Vision: Powering Asia in the 21st Century

    Author(s): Asian Development Bank

    This report gives an overview of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation, which leverages opportunities and synergies between the 3 levers of connectivity, natural resources, and industrial potential. Energy Transport Asian Development Bank Download PDF https://www.adb.org/publications/sasec-vision-powering-asia-21st-century Industry and...

  • Report  |   2017

    Progress Report on Implementation of the TEN-T Network in 2014-2015

    Author(s): European Commission

    This report is the starting point for a process of regular and comprehensive reporting at the highest level on the technical and financial status of the core and  comprehensive trans-European transport network. Trade Transport European Commission Download PDF https://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/infrastructure/news/2017-06-21-progress-re... CASE...

  • Report  |   2017

    Review of Maritime Transport 2017

    Author(s): United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

    The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. Around 80 percent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Review of Maritime Transport provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting...

  • Report  |   2017

    Unlocking the Potential of Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in South Asia: Potential, Challenges and the Way Forward

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    At a modest 6% of total trade, intraregional trade in South Asia stands at less than one third of its full potential. Trade barriers, inadequate infrastructure and a lack of political commitment to finding common solutions to support cross-border commercial activity have cost South Asia over US $54 billion per year in lost export opportunities....

  • Report  |   2017

    North and Central Asia as A Transit Hub: Potential, Challenges and the Way Forward

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    This report identifies and proposes policy reforms in four priority areas, namely (i) dismantling non-tariff barriers and accelerated trade and investment facilitation for enhanced global competitiveness; (ii) expanded infrastructure connectivity in transport, energy, ICT and networks, particularly through the development of southern corridors,...

  • Report  |   2010

    Institutions for Asian Connectivity

    Author(s): Bhattacharyay, Biswa Nath

    To make Asia more economically sustainable and resilient against external shocks, regional economies need to be rebalanced toward regional demand- and trade-driven growth through increased regional connectivity. The effectiveness of connectivity depends on the quality of hard and soft infrastructure. Of particular importance in terms of soft...

  • Report  |   2017

    Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration for Sustainable Development in the Pacific

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    The Pacific subregion is vast with great distances between islands, neighbors and trading partners. With small and widely dispersed populations, financing adequate transport, energy and ICT infrastructure is difficult for most Pacific island counties. Many countries also face challenges around public and private sector expertise, recruitment and...

  • Report  |   2010

    Connecting Greater Mekong Subregion Railways: A Strategic Framework

    Author(s): Asian Development Bank

    This strategic framework develops a practical approach to railway integration in the Greater Mekong Subregion, provides GMS countries with an initial framework for achieving integration and interoperability, identifies priority initiatives, builds a platform for further dialogue and discussion between and among GMS countries, and provides a...

  • Report  |   2017

    Regional Cooperation Framework for the Facilitation of International Railway Transport

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    Growing intraregional trade, on the one hand, and increasing concerns about energy security and the adverse effects of transport on the environment, on the other, has made the countries of the Asia-Pacific region more appreciative of the role of railways as an efficient, safe and environmentally sound mode of transport. The entry into force of...

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Industry 4.0 & Transport for Digital Infrastructure

    Author(s): Young-Jun, Moon

    Rooted in the manufacturing field, ‘Industry 4.0’ refers to the coming of the fourth industrial revolution – marrying manufacturing with new technologies, data and enhanced services. The impacts of this revolution are wide-ranging, spanning various sectors including transport. Already present around us, are examples of advanced mobile information...

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Enhancing Regional Integration of Landlocked Developing Countries in North and Central Asia Through Infrastructure Connectivity

    Author(s): Chong, Edouard

    North and Central Asia continues to remain the least integrated subregion in Asia and the Pacific. Intraregional merchandise export within North and Central Asia accounted for 7.9% of its total export in 2015, which is significantly lower than in other subregions: 34.6% in East and North-East Asia and 24.4% in South-East Asia. The lack of...

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Policies to Plan and Operationalize Integrated Intermodal Transport Systems

    Author(s): Raj Jain ; Sandeep

    Transport Trade Raj Jain; Sandeep Download PDF http://www.unescap.org/events/workshop-strengthening-transport-operational-conne... transport networks corridors All Presentation United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2017-01-01 00:00:00

  • Presentation  |   2017

    ESCAP Regional Frameworks and Transport Facilitation Tools to Strengthen Cross-Border and Transit Transport Connectivity

    Author(s): Raj Jain ; Sandeep

    Transport Trade Raj Jain; Sandeep Download PDF http://www.unescap.org/events/workshop-strengthening-transport-operational-conne... Regional transport connectivity Transport Facilitation Regional connectivity Corridor All Presentation United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2017-01-01 00:00:00 Trans-Asian Railway

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Logistics Information Network to Facilitate Logistics Connectivity (Recommendations from Regional Study)

    Author(s): Kim, Sooyeob

    Over the past several years, Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Viet Nam and Thailand (CLMV-T) have exerted efforts to improve their transport and logistics efficiency and inter-country connectivity including by practical actions and a more intense use of intermodal transport. However, transport facilitation among these...

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Air Connectivity in Africa: Challenges & Opportunities

    Author(s): Pearce, Brian

    ICT Transport Trade Pearce, Brian Download PDF http://unctad.org/SearchCenter/Pages/Results.aspx?k=connectivity&r=unctadcontent... aviation Connectivity LOAD FACTOR market access air connectivity All Presentation International Air Transport Association 2017-01-01 00:00:00

  • Policy Brief  |   2010

    MPDD Working Paper on Economic Cooperation and Connectivity in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    The region needs to invest in an efficient system of regional infrastructure for a seamless Asia to emerge. This will provide the foundation for Asian common markets and facilitate the creation of an eventual pan-Asian community. None of this will be easy, but it will have to be done by building institutions, harmonizing policies and regulations...

  • Report  |   2017

    Review of Developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific 2017

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    The Review of Development in Transport in Asia and the Pacific is the biennial publication of Transport Division. It discussed the key contribution of transport to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It looks at emerging trends in transport in the region and presents initiatives, including those of ESCAP, that are making...

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Pacific Aviation Investment Program

    Author(s): R. Bennett, Christopher ; J. De Se, Christopher

    Transport R. Bennett, Christopher; J. De Se, Christopher Download PDF http://www.lpcb.org/index.php/documents/papers-and-reports/presentations-2/other... aviation runway security All Presentation World Bank Group 2017-01-01 00:00:00

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