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Impact of free trade agreement use on import prices (English)

This paper examines the impact of free trade agreement (FTA) use on import prices. For this analysis, it employs establishment-level import data with information on tariff schemes, that is, the FTA and most-favored-nation schemes used for importing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8416 APR 19, 2018

Hayakawa,Kazunobu; Laksanapanyakul,Nuttawut; Mukunoki,Hiroshi; Urata,Shujiro Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Euro area bank lending continues to decline; monetary conditions diverge across developing countries; and trade between developing countries has grown much faster than with high-income countries over the past decade. ... See More +

Newsletter 89875 APR 11, 2013

Disclosed

The 'Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca' award for Mr. Zoellick by the United Mexican States (English)

The Government of the United Mexican States has invited Mr. Zoellick to accept the ‘Aguila Azteca’ award that the Government of Mexico, after approval by its Congress, plans to give to him in recognition of his valuable services to humankind in the areas of economic and social sustainable development which Mexico has benefited from as well. ... See More +

Board Report 95436 APR 18, 2012

Disclosed

Getting the most out of free trade agreements in Central America (English)

Peace came accompanied not only by the end to the human drama associated with the conflicts, but also by a significant economic dividend, a much needed development in a region where per capita gross domestic product (GDP) had stagnated between 1970 and 1990 and where two countries (El Salvador and Nicaragua) had been experiencing negative average growth rates for more than two decades. ... See More +

Publication 63261 JUN 21, 2011

Lopez, J. Humberto; Shankar, Rashmi Disclosed

Does it matter who you sign with ? comparing the impacts of north-south and south-south trade agreements on bilateral trade (English)

Free trade agreements lead to a rise in bilateral trade regardless of whether the signatories are developed or developing countries. Furthermore, the percentage increase in bilateral trade is higher for South-South agreements than for North-South agreements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5626 APR 01, 2011

Behar, Alberto; Criville, Laia Cirera i Disclosed

GEDOEL : a powerful regional trade facilitation tool (English)

Given the strong trade flows among the United States, Central America (Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador) and the Dominican Republic, the ratification of the Central America and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) represents an opportunity for the trade community in signatory countries to benefit from preferential tariff treatment through the correct application of rules of origin (ROO) and origin procedures a series of provisions at the heart of the CAFTA-DR that set forth the requirements for goods to be considered originating from a particular country and, therefore, to gain access to preferential tariff treatment. ... See More +

Brief 55873 MAY 01, 2010

Barragan, Fernando; Escalante, Ana Disclosed

Mexico - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade brief (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 72708 DEC 31, 2009

Disclosed

Myanmar - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade brief (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 72720 DEC 01, 2009

Disclosed

The ASEAN free trade agreement : impact on trade flows and external trade barriers (English)

Using detailed data on trade and tariffs from 1992-2007, the authors examine how the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement has affected trade with nonmembers and external tariffs facing nonmembers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4960 JUN 01, 2009

Calvo-Pardo, Hector; Freund, Caroline; Ornelas, Emanuel Disclosed

Trade protection : incipient but worrisome trends (English)

With the global economy teetering on the abyss of severe recession, political pressures demanding protection from import competition to protect employment are surfacing with increasing intensity around the world. ... See More +

Brief 47883 MAR 02, 2009

Gamberoni, Elisa; Newfarmer, Richard; Disclosed

South Africa - World trade indicators 2008 : Trade brief (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 71205 DEC 01, 2008

Disclosed

Boosting trade in Egypt (English)

Reforming is not for the faint-hearted. The reform path is unpredictable even when all your stones are well-aligned. Indeed, in many cases nothing the author has planned works according to schedule. ... See More +

Brief 45659 OCT 01, 2007

Mohammed Rachid, Rachid Disclosed

Rules of origin and the web of East Asian free trade agreements (English)

The authors provide an overview of the preferential rules of origin in East Asia, highlighting the aspects that might possibly generate some trade-chilling effects. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4273 JUL 01, 2007

Manchin, Miriam; Pelkmans-Balaoing, Annette O. Disclosed

Preferential rules of origin : policy research report (English)

Rules of origin are a necessary feature of any regional trade agreement. They ensure that preferences are available only to the signatories of the agreement and that imports from non-members do not avoid customs duties by entering through the member with the lowest tariff. ... See More +

Policy Note 40216 JUN 01, 2007

Disclosed

Daily brief economics and financial market commentary (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the daily brief economics and financial market commentary newsletter are as follows: U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement awaited Trichet to signal European Central Bank (ECB) action in June; Japan's economic growth to slow? ... See More +

Newsletter 60666 MAY 09, 2007

Riordan, Mick; Savescu, Cristina; Ju Kim, Eung; Streifel, Shane; DeKleine, Annette Disclosed

Rules of origin in services : a case study of five ASEAN countries (English)

An important question in the design of bilateral and regional free trade agreements (FTAs) covering services is to what extent nonmembers benefit from the trade preferences that are negotiated among members. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4130 FEB 01, 2007

Fink, Carsten; Nikomborirak, Deunden Disclosed

Price effects of preferential market access : Caribbean Basin initiative and the apparel sector (English)

Preferential trade arrangements should be evaluated by their effect on prices rather than by their effect on the total value of trade. This point is emphasized in the theoretical literature but rarely implemented empirically. ... See More +

Journal Article 77520 MAY 01, 2006

Ozden, Caglar; Sharma, Gunjan Disclosed

The Doha round and preference erosion : a symposium (English)

The trade and welfare impacts of multilateral liberalization on individual countries and groups within countries depend on many factors-including the depth of liberalization by trading partners, the extent of countries' own reforms, the responsiveness of investors to changes in relative prices and market opportunities, and actions by governments to reduce real trade costs. ... See More +

Journal Article 77517 MAY 01, 2006

Hoekman, Bernard Disclosed

Foreign direct investment in Mexico since the approval of NAFTA (English)

Cross-country panel data are used to assess the effect of free-trade agreements on flows of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Free-trade agreements are found to have a significant positive effect on FDI flows, and free-trade agreements are found to matter more for the smaller members of the agreement. ... See More +

Journal Article 77494 SEP 01, 2005

Cuevas, Alfredo; Messmacher, Miguel; Werner, Alejandro Disclosed

Market access and welfare under free trade agreements : textiles under NAFTA (English)

The effective market access granted to textiles and apparel under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is estimated, taking into account the presence of rules of origin. ... See More +

Journal Article 77496 SEP 01, 2005

Cadot, Olivier; Carrere, Celine; de Melo, Jaime; Portugal-Perez, Alberto Disclosed

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Impact of free trade agreement use on import prices (English)
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APR 19, 2018 WPS8416 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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APR 11, 2013 89875 Newsletter
The 'Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca' award for Mr. Zoellick by the United Mexican States (English)
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APR 18, 2012 95436 Board Report
Getting the most out of free trade agreements in Central America (English)
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JUN 21, 2011 63261 Publication
Does it matter who you sign with ? comparing the impacts of north-south and south-south trade agreements on bilateral trade (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5626 Policy Research Working Paper
GEDOEL : a powerful regional trade facilitation tool (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 55873 Brief
Mexico - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade brief (English)
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DEC 31, 2009 72708 Brief
Myanmar - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 72720 Brief
The ASEAN free trade agreement : impact on trade flows and external trade barriers (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 WPS4960 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade protection : incipient but worrisome trends (English)
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MAR 02, 2009 47883 Brief
South Africa - World trade indicators 2008 : Trade brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 71205 Brief
Boosting trade in Egypt (English)
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OCT 01, 2007 45659 Brief
Rules of origin and the web of East Asian free trade agreements (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4273 Policy Research Working Paper
Preferential rules of origin : policy research report (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 40216 Policy Note
Daily brief economics and financial market commentary (English)
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MAY 09, 2007 60666 Newsletter
Rules of origin in services : a case study of five ASEAN countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 WPS4130 Policy Research Working Paper
Price effects of preferential market access : Caribbean Basin initiative and the apparel sector (English)
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MAY 01, 2006 77520 Journal Article
The Doha round and preference erosion : a symposium (English)
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MAY 01, 2006 77517 Journal Article
Foreign direct investment in Mexico since the approval of NAFTA (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 77494 Journal Article
Market access and welfare under free trade agreements : textiles under NAFTA (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 77496 Journal Article