Advancing Electronic Commerce and Digital Trade

Project Title: Advancing Electronic Commerce and Digital Trade between ASEAN and Canada
Client: Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC)
Students: Esther Ocheni, Edwin Edou, Shane Dial
Faculty Lead: Kai Ostwald
Fieldwork Location: Virtual – Singapore
Year: 2020-21

About the Project: The goal of this research was to understand the gaps that Canada’s future ASEAN Free Trade Agreement can address by harnessing electronic commerce and digital trade. The output of this project was a policy report developed for the Canadian ASEAN Business Council describing all relevant FTAs in terms of their digital trade provisions and summarizing the experiences of the CABC’s members whose work includes digital trade.

Key Words: Economic Development, Digital, Governance