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New Regional Trading Arrangements in the Asia Pacific (Policy Analyses in International Economics) by Robert Scollay

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Published by Peterson Institute .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trade agreements & tariffs,
  • Trade blocs,
  • International Relations - General,
  • International Trade,
  • Trade Agreements,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • East Asia, Far East,
  • International - General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • ASIA,
  • Pacific Area

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8172786M
ISBN 100881323020
ISBN 109780881323023

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New Regional Trading Arrangements in the Asia Pacific? In this study, Scollay and Gilbert weigh the economic consequences of the increased use of preferential trading arrangements in the Asia-Pacific region, whether these develop on the basis of trans-Pacific cooperation or solely within the East Asian or Western Pacific sub-regions Author: Robert Scollay and John P. Gilbert. “Regional Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim,” Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim, Westlaw, March Chapter (PDF Available) March with . Asia-Pacific Vinod K. Aggarwal and Min Gyo Koo I. INTRODUCTION The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed a dramatic rise of bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) at the beginning of the 21st century. This shift away from the previous focus on the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. New regional initiatives abound, both outside Asia and within. Free Trade Areas in the West - notably NAFTA, its possible enlargement into an FTA of the Americas, and the European Union - have implications for Asia. Asian manufacturers will experience trade diversion, especially in textiles and apparel. Balancing such losses is the likelihood of gains from higher import .

crisis of , Asia-Pacific countries face growing pressure to diversify trade to avoid another meltdown. For many countries in the region, in the absence of effective multilateral options, bilateral arrangements between like-minded countries has become a leading alternative among several trade arrangement options. The rapid growth of regional trading relationships in Europe, Asia, and Latin America has raised policy concerns about their impact on excluded countries and on the global trading system. Downloadable! In Regional Trading Arrangements among Developing Countries: The ASEAN Example, Research Report , Dean A. DeRosa examines the experiences of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with regional investment and trade arrangements and presents a quantitative analysis of the economic implications of the new ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA). The rapid growth of regional trading relationships in Europe, Asia, and Latin America has raised policy concerns about their impact on excluded countries and on the global trading system. Some observers worry that the multilateral system may be fracturing into discriminatory regional blocs.

Product Information. This is an examination of the domestic politics involved in the creation of trading blocs. Global commerce is rapidly coalescing around regional trading blocs in North America, Western Europe, Pacific Asia, and elsewhere, with enormous consequences for the world trading system. Global commerce is rapidly coalescing around regional trading blocs in North America, Western Europe, Pacific Asia, and elsewhere, with enormous consequences for the world trading system. Author Kerry Chase argues that certain businesses lobby for trading blocs in order to gain economies of scale or move stages of production abroad.   Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century includes regional overviews as well as case studies of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. The book focuses on the benefits as well as trade-offs for Latin America’s long-term development goals of the growing density of ties with the Asia-Pacific region. Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) are currently at the center of many policy debates and are likely to shape trade and economic relations in the coming years. Some of these discussions are about reversing or renegotiating current arrangements, as in the case of Brexit and the North American Free Trade Agreement.