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FY 2009/2010 Research Topic: 4-11
Participation of Taiwan and Hong Kong in East Asian regionalism


Taiwan and Hong Kong are members of the World Trade Organization and APEC. So there is no legal obstacle to their participation in the frameworks in East Asia (hereinafter E.A.). They are excluded from the frameworks in E.A.

The research project aims to analyze the international status of Taiwan and Hong Kong and their FTA policies and correspondences to the formation of the regional frameworks in E.A. And it will present the prospects for their participation, some suggestions for the policymakers, and the structural failure of the framework in E.A.


2009/4 - 2010/3


Members of the Research Project


The final result will be published in Selected series in 2010.