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Utilization of preferential trade arrangements Sri Lanka"s experience with the EU and US GSP scheme by Janaka Wijayasiri

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies in Colombo .
Written in English


  • Tariff preferences -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Exports -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Sri Lanka -- Commerce.

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Edition Notes

StatementJanaka Wijayasiri.
SeriesResearch studies. International economics series -- no. 8
ContributionsInstitute of Policy Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
LC ClassificationsHF2310.8.A5-.Z6 (H7)+
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16345297M
ISBN 109779558708484
LC Control Number2007394685

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12 - Preferential Trade Agreements in Africa: Lessons from the Tripartite Free Trade Agreements and an African Continent-Wide FTA Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. African Perspectives on Trade and the WTO. Edited by Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe, Maika Oshikawa; Online ISBN. The multilateral trade agreements in the Annexes to the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization provide a comprehensive structure for international trade. Why would trading partners in different countries feel the need to go outside this framework in order to set up preferential trade arrangements? This book considers the structure of the World Trade Organization’s agreements . UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade Sweden hope that the report “The Use of the EU’s Free Trade Agreements: Exporter and Importer Utilization of Preferential Tariffs” will inspire progress in the analysis of preference utilization of free trade agreements based on empirical evidence in the future. The report ‘The Use of the EU’s Free Trade Agreements - Exporter and Importer Utilization of Preferential Tariffs’, prepared in collaboration between the National Board of Trade Sweden and UNCTAD, analysing the use of tariff preferences in free trade agreements, can be found here.