Trade liberalization countermeasures

INTRODUCTION Japan’s livestock industries, especially dairy, beef and pork industries, are expected to be seriously damaged after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement comes into effect, because trade boarder measures for them will be abolished or significantly reduced. It is...
Introduction The TPP is one of the largest trading blocks representing roughly 40% of the world economy (combined GDP of US$ 28.1 trillion), and involving more than 792 million population in 12 countries.  Content of the TPP is considered highly progressive, because it includes some issues...
Importance of TPP on economic development It is a current strategy to reduce trade barriers and deepen the supply chain between countries by signing FTA/ ECA because the WTO Doha Agreement is still under-developed. There have been 381 valid FTAs/ ECAs achieved until September 23, 2013, while over...
INTRODUCTION Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a comprehensive trade agreement among 12 counties in the Asia Pacific region. The countries which participated in the agreement are United States of America, Peru, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, Chile, Japan, Australia, Vietnam, Singapore...
INTRODUCTION Beginning with the FTA with Chile in 2002, Korea has signed 14 FTAs with 53 countries as of May 2016, and its proportion of FTA trade volume is expected to be over half the total trade volume. Some expect a large increase in regional exports if the FTAs are actively utilized, but...