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Asia Pacific Economic Integration and the GATT/WTO Regime

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ISBN13: 9789041197450
ISBN: 9041197451
Published: October 1999
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £188.00

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This work presents a detailed analysis of the application of the WTO rule on regional arrangements to the current attempts at co-operation in the Asia Pacific region and makes recommendations for an institutional framework for economic integration in the region. The author argues that a framework for regional co-operation must be flexible in allowing for differential sub-regional arrangements and for a development-oriented trade policy, which has been common in some countries in the region. This thesis is based on a comprehensive account of the history and development of regional co-operation, and of the region's diversified economies and export-oriented development needs. The work concludes with a suggested institutional structure for an Asia Pacific regional arrangement, with particular regard for the compatibility with GATT/WTO rules, including specific recommendations regarding trade and investment liberalization, economic harmonization and dispute settlement.

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Preface. Introduction.
1. The GATT/WTO Rule on Regional Arrangements and the Current International Economic Regime.
2. The History and Current Development of Inter-State Co-operation in the Asia Pacific Region.
3. Diversity Amongst Economies in the Asia Pacific Region.
4. Export-Oriented Development Policy in Newly Industrialised Economies in the Asia Pacific Region.
5. A Possible Regional Arrangement in the Asia Pacific Region. Conclusions. Index.

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