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ASEAN FREE TRADE AREA

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Definition:
The ASEAN Free Trade Area is a multilateral agreement on trade, including agricultural trade, between Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN)Member countries, phasing out tariffs and revising other trade rules between the nine countries over the 15-year period of implementation of the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) Scheme. The agreement was signed in January 1992.

Source Publication:
Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2000: Glossary of Agricultural Policy Terms, OECD.

Cross References:
ASEAN

Statistical Theme: International trade statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, February 28, 2003