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Asia-pacific Trade and Investment Review, 2008 (Economic and by United Nations

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This e-book gains policy-oriented learn papers and articles proposing insightful perspectives and data on local comparative analyses and nationwide most sensible practices on alternate and funding coverage concerns for the Asian and Pacific zone. It covers such salient concerns because the internationalization of construction networks and local fiscal cooperation for the rehabilitation of tsunami-stricken nations. it's also coverage briefs and government summaries of the new monograph learn sequence accomplished via the alternate and funding department.

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3 India has achieved unparalleled success in the export of information technology software and related services over the past decade. 8 billion in 1997/98. Currently, India is regarded as the premier destination for the global sourcing of IT and ITES (India, undated, p. 69). As of December 2006, over 440 Indian companies had acquired quality certifications that exceeded those of any other country in the world, with 90 companies certified at level 5 of the United States Department of Defense Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model (SEI-CMM) (India, 2008c, p.

I) Transport infrastructure The infrastructure sector comprises a wide array of services, such as transport; power generation, transmission and distribution; and telecommunications. As far as transport infrastructure is concerned, China has a very strong transport network. The country is connected internally by 1,870,661 km of roadways, 74,408 km of railways and 123,964 km of waterways. Although the physical infrastructure may not be as crucial for software services as for hardware manufacturing, the growth of software services also requires the physical infrastructure for its employees.

Data on United States imports of the clothing items restricted by safeguards imposed on China give an indication of whether LDCs benefited from the measure. 2 per cent, respectively. 73 million worth in 2006. 7 per cent reduction in exports of the restricted categories to the United States during the period 2005-2006. 26 Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Review Vol. 4, 2008 There are essentially two types of barriers to textile and clothing exports from LDCs: domestic supply-side constraints and market access restrictions imposed by importing countries.

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