Free Trade Agreement with Thailand may not benefit Pakistan

January 15, 2016

Experts have urged the government to complete its homework before engaging into the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Thailand as, historically, FTAs have failed to usher favourable terms for Pakistan’s exports. Several high potential export items received no concessions under the FTAs with China, Malaysia and Indonesia, prompting officials to question the agreements.

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Topics: TARIFF LIBERALIZATION MARKET ACCESS

Regions: PAKISTAN THAILAND SOUTHEAST ASIA ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE

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