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FY 2015/2016 Research Topic: B-2-06
Trade Standards Compliance in Asia – Analysis of Border Rejection Data from a Supply Chain Perspective


The objective of this research project is to assess the impact of regulations/standards on international trade with a specific focus on agriculture and the food industry. The research project aims to achieve the following three objectives: 1) construction of border rejection data for empirical analysis; 2) empirical studies to analyze the impact of regulations/standards on international trade; and 3) case studies on agriculture and food supply chains in developing countries.


April 2015 - March 2016

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] NABESHIMA Kaoru (Associate Professor, Waseda University)
[ Co-researchers ] MICHIDA Etsuyo
[ Co-researchers ] LEI Lei
[ Co-researchers ] SUZUKI Aya (Lecturer, University of Tokyo)
[ Co-researchers ] Vu Hoang Nam (Lecturer, Foreign Trade University)