South Caucasus–People’s Republic of China Bilateral Free Trade Agreements: Why It Matters

January 1, 2014

This paper assesses the PRC’s FTA strategy, the potential for regional integration in the South Caucasus, and the likely impacts of an FTA on the economies of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and the PRC by using several specific trade indicators and a partial equilibrium modeling approach (SMART Model).

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: CHINA

Authors: HASMIK HOVHANESIAN HEGHINE MANASYAN

Publishing Institution: ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

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