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Voluntary Standards and Regulatory Approaches in Advertising in APEC Economies

1523-Cover page final_advertising_28 Apr 14
Published Date April 2014
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit
Accessed 19092
Pages 70
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Description

This paper contributes to the integration objectives among APEC member economies by providing a stocktake of advertising regulations and standards within APEC economies and comparing them with what is considered ‘international best practice’. In addition, since in several economies, advertising regulations are largely carried out by the industry itself through self-regulatory organizations (SROs), the paper also assesses the capabilities of many of these organizations within the region.