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This ebook beneficial properties policy-oriented learn papers and articles proposing insightful perspectives and data on local comparative analyses and nationwide top practices on alternate and funding coverage concerns for the Asian and Pacific quarter. It covers such salient matters because the internationalization of creation networks and local fiscal cooperation for the rehabilitation of tsunami-stricken nations. it is also coverage briefs and government summaries of the hot monograph examine sequence accomplished through the exchange and funding department.
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Extra info for Asia Pacific Trade and Investment Review 2008
One indicator of an economy’s increasing global integration is the growing importance of that economy’s trade in the world economy and the increased size and importance of private capital flows to and from that economy as a result of the liberalization of its financial markets (World Bank, 2007a). It can be observed that, as a consequence of these reforms, both China and India are currently firmly integrated in the world economy, but the extent of integration differs. Table 9 shows that merchandise and services trade as a percentage of GDP almost doubled in both countries between 1990 and 2005.
4, 2008 Yamamoto, Yumiko and Ratnakar Adhikari (forthcoming). Textiles and Clothing Tracking Report (Colombo, United Nations Development Programme Regional Centre). Data sources United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (2007). Handbook of Statistics 2006-2007 (Geneva). org/. World Bank (various issues). html on 5 March 2008. 34 Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Review Vol. 4, 2008 Who will be the main global IT services hub: India or China? Seema Joshi* ABSTRACT I ndia is considered to be a global information technology (IT) services hub, thanks to its commendable performance in information technology services (ITS) and information technology-enabled services (ITES).
66 billion) in 2005. 4 per cent) and 45 Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Review Vol. 4, 2008 Table 11. , 2007), pp. 210-211. 96 billion). This observation also explains why India is called an IT services hub. It is important to mention here that “India’s sustained leadership in the ITS and ITES sectors is driven by strong fundamentals comprising a large and growing pool of qualified, English-speaking manpower, a keen focus on defining and adhering to global quality standards, a demonstrated emphasis on information security practices, an improving quality of telecommunications infrastructure with its costs approaching globally competitive levels, and a strong Government support focus on improving basic infrastructure and developing policies and an effective regulatory regime which favour the growth of the industry”.