Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) on Essential Goods during COVID-19 in the APEC Region

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) on Essential Goods during COVID-19 in the APEC Region

Publication Number

APEC#221-CT-01.6

Published Date

April 2021

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)

Accessed

2076

Pages

44

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Description

This report presents research on non-tariff measures on essential goods during COVID-19 in the APEC region. Specifically, this report:

  • Canvasses the range of NTMs implemented on essential goods during COVID-19 by APEC economies.
  • Identifies best practice of where APEC economies are doing well with respect to NTMs implemented during COVID-19 on essential goods.
  • Suggests options to continue future work within APEC to enhance the benefits of trade-facilitating NTMs and decrease the costs of trade-restrictive NTMs.