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Agricultural trade liberalization in the Asia-Pacific region with specific reference to preferential trade agreements - scenario and impact analysis

In: Studies in Trade and Investment - AGRICULTURAL TRADE - PLANTING THE SEEDS OF REGIONAL LIBERALIZATION IN ASIA

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  • Jayatilleke S. Bandara

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  • Wusheng Yu

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    (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP))

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this chapter attempts to evaluate the impact of agricultural trade reform in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on RTAs.

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  • Mia Mikic, 2007. "Studies in Trade and Investment - AGRICULTURAL TRADE - PLANTING THE SEEDS OF REGIONAL LIBERALIZATION IN ASIA," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), volume 60, number tipub2451, July.
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    Keywords: Agricultural trade liberalization; Asia-Pacific region; preferential trade agreements;

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    1. United Nations ESCAP, 2012. "Dealing with protectionist pressures," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT, in: Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012: Recent Trends and Developments, chapter 5, pages 79-101 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

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