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Market Access Provisions in Regional Trade Agreement

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  • Antoni Estevadeordal
  • Matthew Shearer
  • Kati Suominen
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    Regional trade agreements (RTAs) have proliferated over the past decade around the world to cover nearly half of global trade. The number of RTAs notified to the WTO is approaching 200, while the total number of RTAs around the world exceeds 300. The global RTA spree has forged a veritable spaghetti bowl of multiple and often overlapping agreements.

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    Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 9311.

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    Date of creation: May 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:idb:brikps:9311

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    Keywords: Trade Agreements; IDB-WP-133;

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