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Integrating Latin America and the Caribbean: Potential effects of removing tariffs and streamlining non-tariff measures

2021-02-15

LC/TS.2020/113

This study analyses the impact of reducing intraregional trade barriers in the context of a free trade agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean. It concludes that a full tariff reduction and elimination of non-tariff measures would have positive impacts on trade, production, welfare and employment across the region.

Abstract .-- Introduction .-- I. Tariff protection .-- II. Non-tariff measures (NTMs) .-- III. Estimated bilateral total protection .-- IV. A Latin American Free Trade Agreement (FTA): incorporating NTMs into a CGE framework .-- Conclusions.

Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) - Biblioteca Hernán Santa Cruz

Héctor Aracena

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