Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications

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This report explores intersecting issues regarding Europe's preferential trade agreements (PTA) in three parts. The first section discusses the status and primary motivations of the EU's PTAs currently in place or under negotiation. The second compares the content and trade coverage of Europe's PTAs to U.S. PTAs. A third section assesses the implications of the EU's PTA program for the multilateral trading system and U.S. trade policy. A concluding section evaluates future directions for Europe's PTA policy.

Creator(s): Ahearn, Raymond J.
Location(s): Europe
Creation Date: March 3, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Ahearn, Raymond J.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 3, 2011
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Europe
Description:

This report explores intersecting issues regarding Europe's preferential trade agreements (PTA) in three parts. The first section discusses the status and primary motivations of the EU's PTAs currently in place or under negotiation. The second compares the content and trade coverage of Europe's PTAs to U.S. PTAs. A third section assesses the implications of the EU's PTA program for the multilateral trading system and U.S. trade policy. A concluding section evaluates future directions for Europe's PTA policy.

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41 pages.

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