Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics

The Trade Hot Topics series provides concise and informative analyses of various trade and trade-related issues which are prepared both by Commonwealth Secretariat and international experts.


Current Developments in the FTAA

Negotiating a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) continues to be a challenging undertaking because it anticipates integrating 34 countries, which differ substantially in size of population, gross domestic product (GDP) and land area and between which there is a significant difference in levels of development. This issue of Trade Hot Topics reviews current developments in the FTAA process.


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