Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)


Date of Signature:
07-31-1975
Date of Entry into Force:
17-Jun-1976. Entry into force of the amended Agreement: 01-sept-06
Member countries (Original, Adherent and Withdrawal):
Countries Date of Entry into Force Date of Withdrawal Observation
bandera bd Bangladesh 06-17-1976 - -
bandera cn China 01-01-2002 - -
bandera in India 06-17-1976 - -
bandera kr Korea, Republic of 06-17-1976 - -
bandera la Lao People's Democratic Republic 06-17-1976 - -
bandera lk Sri Lanka 06-17-1976 - -

Intra Agreement Exports:

Total member Exports
US$ 801,694,716
Intra-regional Exports:

US$ 181,206,979 (22.6%)


Exports to Agreement Members:
% of Total Exports 2002 2017
Bangladesh 1.3% -
China 6% -
India - 9.8%
Korea, Republic of 16% 27.7%
Lao People's Democratic Republic - -
Sri Lanka 4.8% 11.9%