Series: IMF Special Issues
Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and Yongzheng Yang
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 20 September 2005
Keywords: Trade, Trade policy, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, regional integration, trade barriers, regional trade
A. Global Background RTAs have been proliferating exponentially throughout the world. Nearly all countries now participate in at least one RTA, and approximately 300 RTAs, both bilat...