Trade and Climate Change Agenda for South Asia

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The relationship between trade and climate change has come under increasing attention as the urgency of national, regional, and global actions intensifies with predictions of climate change impacts getting ever grimmer. The relationship has several dimensions: for example, the physical impacts of trade on climate change and vice versa; linkages between climate change and trade rules and policies at national, regional, and global levels; and the impact of measures to combat climate change on competitiveness. Trade can help to adjust to climate-induced changes in productivity and production in South Asia. A regional effort to contend with opportunities and interlinkages requires to be developed within the region.