Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)

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Sub-subject: the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA).
  2. International Trade profile of the APTA members.
  3. Tariffs Concessions.
  4. Rules of Origin.
  5. Performance Indicators for members of the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement.
Sub-subject “The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)” is studied...
  1. Masters in business (e-learning): Asia, BRICS Countries, Economic Relations, Global Business (MIB), and Emerging Markets
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in Asia

Languages of study: En Also, available in 亚太贸易协定 Es Acuerdo APTA Fr APTA Pt APTA

Sample of the sub-subject: Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA):
Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement

Sub-Subject Description: Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA):

The objective of the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) is to set-up a preferential tariff arrangement to promote intra-regional trade through the exchange of reciprocally agreed concessions among Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement member countries: Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, India, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, and Sri Lanka.

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement is the only working agreement involving the People's Republic of China and India, two of the fastest growing emerging markets with 2.4 billion people.

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) consists of one Muslim country (Bangladesh), one Hindu (India) and two Buddhists countries (Laos and Sri Lanka). China and Korea can be considered multi-religious countries (Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism)

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA):

  1. The member economies of the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement represent 11% of the world international trade.
  2. Near 30% of imports from Bangladesh are from other Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement members.
  3. 23% of exports from the Republic of Korea are exported to other APTA members.
  4. The total bilateral trade volume of Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) members arises from a 140 million dollars (1976) to 3.1 trillion dollars.
  5. International Trade between China and India reached an amazing average annual growth rate of 34% over the past decade

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) members furthermore committed to expanding their cooperation into foreign direct investment and trade facilitation. A framework agreement on Trade in Services was also finalised and will be signed.

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) (formerly known as Bangkok Agreement) was signed in 1975 as an initiative of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement belongs to the:

  1. Economic area of the Hindu Civilisation
  2. Central Eurasian Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation
  3. Buddhist Civilisation

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