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Free trade agreements versus customs unions

Anne O. Krueger

Free trade agreements versus customs unions

by Anne O. Krueger

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free trade.,
  • Customs unions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnne O. Krueger.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5084, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5084.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22419482M

      The below list is a curated (by me) selection from List of books and articles about Free Trade. Though all of these books are at least 8 years old and some specialize in specific areas of the world, any combination of two or three should provide y. Critics from both sides of the political aisle contend that free trade agreements often don't work effectively to benefit either the U.S. or its free trade partners. One angry complaint is that more than three million U.S. jobs with middle-class wages .

    The results were new organizations and agreements on international trade such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (), the Benelux Economic Union (), the European Economic Community (Common Market, ), the European Free Trade Association (), Mercosur (), and the World Trade Organization ().   Free trade allows for the unrestricted import and export of goods and services between two or more countries. Trade agreements are forged to lower or eliminate tariffs on imports or quotas on exports. These help participating countries trade competitively. Trade agreements assume three different types: Unilateral: Only one country enjoys fewer.

    Free Trade, Customs Unions, and Transfers Abstract All countries would agree to immediate global free trade if coun-tries were compensated for any terms-of-trade losses with trans-fers from countries whose terms-of-trade improve, and if customs unions were required to have no e ffects on non-member countries.   The Customs Union (CU) and it’s Benefits A customs union is a free trade area with a common external tariff. The participant countries set up common external trade policy, but in some cases they use different import quotas. Common competition poli.


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Free trade agreements versus customs unions by Anne O. Krueger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Free Trade Agreements versus Customs Unions Anne O. Krueger. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics, International Trade and Investment Until NAFTA, analyses of preferential trading arrangements began by assuming a customs union with a common external tariff, and the differences.

Free trade agreements versus customs unions. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Anne O. A free trade agreement (FTA) or treaty is a multinational agreement according to international law to form a free-trade area between the cooperatinga form of trade pacts, determine the tariffs and duties that countries impose on imports and exports with the goal of reducing or eliminating trade barriers, thus encouraging international trade.

Get this from a library. Free trade agreements versus customs unions. [Anne O Krueger; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Until NAFTA, analyses of preferential trading arrangements began by assuming a customs union with a common external tariff, and the differences between customs unions and free trade.

ELSEVIER Journal of Development Economics Vol. 54 () JOURNAL OF Development ECONOMICS Free trade agreements versus customs unions Anne O. Krueger *'1 Department of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CAUSA Abstract Until the advent of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), analyses of preferential trading Cited by: The key distinction between customs unions and free trade areas, however, involves their approach to non-treaty nations.

While a customs union, by. Downloadable (with restrictions). Until NAFTA, analyses of preferential trading arrangements began by assuming a customs union with a common external tariff, and the differences between customs unions and free trade agreements (FTAs) have been little analyzed.

This paper points to some of the differences between FTAs and customs unions, and shows that on welfare. Free Trade Agreements versus Customs Unions: An Examination of East Asia ∗ Innwon Park ∗∗ and Soonchan Park ∗∗∗ November Abstract. Overlapping bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) are proliferating in East Asia.

Quite a few economists worry about the spaghetti bowl phenomenon expected from the proliferating East. Downloadable. The spaghetti bowl phenomenon expected from the proliferating East Asian regional trade agreements (RTAs) is worrisome. In particular, the complicated web of hub-and-spoke type of overlapping free trade agreements (FTAs) can result in high costs for verifying rules of origin (RoO).

As an alternative policy option to avoid the negative effect of trade deflection. The United States is party to 14 Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with 20 countries. Information on each FTA can be found ation for U.S. T1 - Regional Trade Agreements.

AU - Gantz, David A. PY - /9/ Y1 - /9/ N2 - The term 'regional trade agreements' (RTAs) primarily covers comprehensive free trade agreements (FTAs), such as NAFTA, and customs unions such as the EU or MERCOSUR, which meet the requirements of Article XXIV GATT Cited by: 4.

Preferential trade arrangements. Preferential trade arrangements (PTAs) in the WTO are unilateral trade preferences. They include Generalized System of Preferences schemes (under which developed countries grant preferential tariffs to imports from developing countries), as well as other non-reciprocal preferential schemes granted a waiver by the General Council.

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a free trade union, while the European Union is a customs union, as well as a body of supranational governance.

While EFTA members may export their goods to the EU’s 28 member states tariff-free, they retain the power to enter into free trade agreements whose terms conflict with those negotiated. Customs union, a trade agreement by which a group of countries charges a common set of tariffs to the rest of the world while granting free trade among themselves.

It is a partial form of economic integration that offers an intermediate step between free-trade zones (which allow mutual free trade. From Free Trade Agreement to Customs Union customs union or of such a free‐trade area within a reasonable lengthof time.

8(b) • Only % of agreements are classified as customs unions. Rajan Ratna. PTAs in force, by type and scope (as of implications of the two most popular PTAs — i.e.

free trade agreements (FTAs) and customs unions (CUs) — for global free trade.1 As is well known, the central difference between an FTA and a CU is that members of a CU impose jointly optimal common tariffs on non-members whereas FTA members adopt individually optimal external tariffs. The term 'regional trade agreements' (RTAs) primarily covers comprehensive free trade agreements (FTAs), such as NAFTA, and customs unions such as the EU or MERCOSUR, which meet the requirements.

Trade diversion when unions external tariff is very high, or where there's a small cost difference between goods produced within and outside the union Advantages of customs union. Increased market size, external economies of scale, bargaining power, increased competition, integration.

The spaghetti bowl phenomenon expected from the proliferating East Asian regional trade agreements (RTAs) is worrisome. In particular, the complicated web of hub-and-spoke type of overlapping free trade agreements (FTAs) can result in high costs for verifying rules of origin (RoO).

As an alternative policy option to avoid the negative effect of trade deflection, customs. Numbering by now well overand rapidly increasing, these preferential trade agreements, many taking the form of free trade agreements, have re.

With the continuous proliferation of free trade agreements (FTAs) in the Asia and Pacific region, the ARIC FTA database tracks and provides a comprehensive listing of bilateral and plurilateral FTAs with at least one of ADB’s 48 regional members as signatory.Although the WTO embodies the principle of nondiscrimination in international trade, article 24 of the GATT permits the formation of free-trade areas and “customs unions” among WTO members.

A free-trade area is a group of countries that eliminate all tariffs on trade with each other but retain autonomy in determining their tariffs with.A Customs union is a Free trade agreement that adopts common external tariffs on products imported from outside the area.

What is the difference in a free trade agreement and a customs union? A Common market is a Customs union that eliminates all tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade, adopts common external tariffs, and allowing for free.