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GTAP Resource #823

"Dynamic Effects of the "New Age" Free Trade Agreement between Japan and Singapore"
by Hertel, Thomas, Terrie Walmsley and Ken Itakura

As manufacturing tariffs have fallen worldwide, the focus of free trade agreements has shifted towards other issues, including: rules governing foreign investment, e-commerce regulations, trade in services, harmonization of technical standards, sanitary and phyto-sanitary regulations, and the streamlining of customs procedures. Japan and Singapore are undertaking negotiations over this kind of "new-age" FTA. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of the FTA on production, consumption, trade, international investment flows, GDP and welfare. We use a modified version of the dynamic GTAP model, which is well-suited to capturing the impact of this new-age FTA over both the short run and the longer run.

Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: GTAP Application
Working Paper
Status: Published
By/In: GTAP Working Paper No. 15 and Journal of Economic Integration
Date: 2001
Version: 1
Created: (9/24/2001)
Updated: Walmsley, T. (8/3/2005)
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- Preferential trading arrangements
- Asia (East)

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