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This chapter introduces the concept of climate friendly goods and technology (CFGT) and technology transfer through trade channel. It briefly discusses the export-led development paradigm shifting with trade diversity in Asia and threats of climate change in the twenty-first century. It also introduces the shifting economic crisis (Asia crisis to global crisis) associated with the global climate policy regimes. It raises issues of climate constraint and estimates potential trade opportunity with study plan.
KeywordsClimate change Export-led development Cost of development Environmental degradation Capacity and capability GHG EGS CFGT Potential opportunity Doha round Efficient technology Clean product Energy-efficient technology Asian financial crisis Global financial crisis Southeast Asia Emerging market East Asia Renewable energy
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