Essays about: "free trade agreement"

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  1. 1. IS THE FUTURE OF EU TRADE GREEN? Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters in the EU’s Free Trade Agreements in Asia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Chiara Foramitti; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Free Trade Agreements; Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter; Green Trade Agreements; Market Power Europe;

    Abstract : Since the free trade agreement between the EU and South Korea was signed in 2009, each EU free trade agreement includes a Trade and Sustainable Development chapter. This chapter should improve labour conditions and mitigate environmental risks due to the global trade growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bearing of the International System in a south-south cutting-edge free trade agreement: The case of the free trade agreement between Uruguay and Chile

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amaranta Villarreal Nansen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : free trade agreement; development; International System; policy space; kicking away the ladder;

    Abstract : Uruguay signed a cutting-edge free trade agreement with Chile that triggered political discussions on the impact it would have on Uruguay’s development. This agreement is the first bilateral trade instrument framed under Uruguay’s current international economic and trade insertion strategy, and serves as a case study to examine the bearing of the International System on that strategy, on the instruments Uruguay pursues to further it, and on the country’s future development prospects. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of Mercosur on trade : How have Mercosur effected trade between member countries?

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Besrat Habtu; Intisar Ahmed; [2019]
    Keywords : International trade theory; Mercosur; free trade agreement; Gravity model; Linder effect; export and import; trade flows;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether there is an effect of the Mercosur free trade agreement on export and import between member countries. The study uses an extended gravity model framework on a panel data between the years 1975 to 2017 for 34 countries, including the member countries. Two different regressions were run using OLS and country fixed effect. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Ex-Post Utilization Study of the Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement in the Swiss Watch Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lauro Daniele Muff; [2019]
    Keywords : Bilateral Trade; Free Trade Agreement; SSFTA; Watchmaking; Utilization Rate; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the growing body of literature which examines the utilization of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement (SSFTA) was not only China’s first FTA with a continental European country, but also a milestone for the Swiss foreign policy. READ MORE

  5. 5. To protect, or not to protect: an empirical comparison of two of the EU’s free trade agreements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olle Törnquist; [2019]
    Keywords : EU Japan Korea Tariffs FTA; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In this essay, I use an empirical approach to explore two recent free trade agreements struck by the European Union: the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement. By comparing the EU’s tariff concessions on goods in both instances, I identify the goods that were liberalised in the former agreement but excluded from the latter. READ MORE