Essays about: "free trade agreements"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 69 essays containing the words free trade agreements.

  1. 11. 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

  2. 12. 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

  3. 13. 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

  4. 14. Resuscitation of Wine Cradle Implications of booming wine industry on smallholder viticulture and their survival strategies: Case of Georgian wine sector expansion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Nino Berishvili; [2019]
    Keywords : agricultural development; trade; structural transformation; smallholder viticulture; livelihood; strategies; wine sector; Georgia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Going through the structural transformation processes since the 1990s, Georgia has opened its economy for export. This has been achieved by free trade agreements and governments’ attempts at promoting and assisting stakeholders. Being a “cradle of wine”, wine represents one of the most exported commodities of the country. READ MORE

  5. 15. Japan: The New Leader of Free Trade? Case-Study on Japan's Role in the CPTPP

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Núria Casas González; [2019]
    Keywords : CPTPP; TPP11; Japan; Japanese leadership; free trade agreement; East Asia; Asia-Pacific; regional economic integration;

    Abstract : This paper aims at contributing to the debate about Japan’s leadership capabilities. Lately, scholars from all around the world have referred to Japan as the “new leader of free trade”. This comes as a surprise, as the country has always been the archetype of a passive and mercantilist state. READ MORE