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.


United States–Chile Free Trade Agreement

This issue of Trade Hot Topics examines the United States–Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The Agreement is the sixth FTA negotiated by the United States and its first with a South American country. Chile has negotiated FTAs with the other NAFTA countries and its trading partners in Latin America, Europe and South Korea. This paper provides a brief history of the Agreement, a comparison with other US trade agreements and a chapter-by-chapter summary of terms.


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