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Challenges and Opportunities in Indonesian Energy Trade and Investment

Pertamina Retail Dealer at Kotabaru

By Yuen Pau Woo, President and Chief Executive officer of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

The Pacific Economic Cooperation today in Washington released a report on the outlook for the Pacific region.  This included a paper on the prospects for Transpacific Energy Trade which is available at PECC website. In this article, I summarise some key points from that report in the Toronto Globe and Mail (the full text is here). Briefly, I point out that at present there is hardly any trans-Pacific energy trade.  The markets for energy on the two sides of the Pacific are segmented and prices are different.   Continue reading

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PECC-ADBI Conference on Trade in Services: will a services only agreement be effective?

Services Trade: New Approaches for the 21st Century‘ conference was held by the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) on 1-3 June 2011 in Hong Kong, China in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the Economic Research Centre of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (HKIAPS), and the Institute of Global Economics and Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).

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