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–Singapore Free Trade Agreement

This issue of Trade Hot Topics examines the United States–Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The Agreement is the fifth FTA negotiated by the United States and its first in Asia. Singapore has negotiated five other FTAs or Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). 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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