JATB-Guidelines for Authors (In Full)  



Guidelines for Authors (In Brief)

[Journal of East Asian Trade (JEAT)] 

How to submit the paper
The authors submit their manuscripts (in MS Word Format) to the on-line submission system at http://www.jatb.org
Blind Review Policy
The journal follows double blind peer review policy. The paper is sent to two reviewers appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the editor to review the paper in the light of journal’s guidelines and features of a quality research paper. For papers which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.
Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
The author(s) must follow the Manuscript Preparation Guidelines in preparing the manuscript before submission. 
1. Language

The language of the manuscript must be English (American English, e.g. “color” instead of “colour”).

2. Length of Paper

The length of the paper should not exceed 30 pages (Times New Roman, 12 Font) excluding tables, figures, references and appendices (if any). Articles should be typed in double-space (including footnotes and references) on one side of the paper only (preferably Letter size) with 1 inch margin. Authors are urged to write as concisely as possible, but not at the expense of clarity.

3. Title Page

The title page should include: (i) A concise and informative title, (ii) The name(s) of the author(s), (iii) The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s), and (iv) The e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers of the corresponding author.

4. Abstract

Please provide an abstract of 200 to 250 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. The content of abstract must include Purpose, Design/Methodology/Approach, Findings, and Research Implications.

5. Keywords and JEL Classification Code

Please provide 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.

6. Acknowledgement

The author may use acknowledgement section in the title page of the paper (if any).

7. Subdivision of the article

Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Sections should be numbered in Roman numerals (e.g., I, II). Subsections should be numbered using the decimal system (e.g., 1., 1.1., 1.1.1., 1.1.2., 1.2., …, 2., 2.1.). The abstract is not included in section numbering.

8. Table and Figure

Present tables and figures within the article, not at the end of the article. Please note that the article will be published in black and white (print), although online version will contain the colorful figures (if any). However, the color print will be available in extreme cases as per the request of the author.

9. References

Author(s) should follow the latest edition of KITRI style in referencing. Please visit www.jatb.org to learn more about KITRI style.

Citations in the text

Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).

Reference List

References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary.


Reference to a journal publication:

Wegener, D. T., J. F. Dollan and Soon-Hwan Jeon (2015), “Current Trends of Marketing Activities in Parallel Imports”, Journal of Asia Trade and Business, 11(5), 55-57. 

Hyun, Jun-Seog and Won-Joong Kim (2015), “A Study on the Effects of Export-Import Share and Exchange Rate”, Journal of International Trade & Commerce, 11(1), 142-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.16980/jitc.11.1.201502.139

NB: For Oriental authors such as Korean, Chinese and Japanese authors, the first names are spelled out. Names shall be romanized according to their own preference. For Korean authors, the first and second syllables of first names shall be hyphenated.

Reference to a book:

Schmithoff, C. M. (2010), Letter of Credit, New York, NY: Pitman Press, 158. 

Jeon, Soon-Hwan (2017), International Trade Practices (5th ed.), Seoul: Hanol, 156.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

Bomhoff, E. J. (1998), “Introduction”. In E. M. Rogers and S. Taylor (Eds.), The Global Leadership Mindset (2nd ed.), Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 12-25.

Reference to a web source:

Liu, Chengwei (2005), Price Reduction for Non-conformity: Perspectives from the CISG. Available from http://www.cisg.law.pace.edu/cisg/biblio (accessed January 11, 2016)

Manuscript Review Timeframe

Manuscripts will be initially reviewed by the Editor within two weeks from submission.

The Editor will contact the corresponding author with news of whether or not the submission will be advanced to the first round of blind reviews (or is being rejected as not suitable for publication in the journal).

Typically, the blind review process takes approximately six to eight weeks.

The JATB does not process any submission that does not comply with complete requirements of guidelines for authors.

Contributors of articles accepted for publication will receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which their article appears.