Implications of General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) for Asia-Pacific economies report, studies and papers presented at a seminar held in Bangkok, 25-26 May 1998

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Subjects:

  • General Agreement on Trade in Services -- (1994),
  • Service industries -- Asia,
  • Service industries -- Pacific Area,
  • Foreign trade regulation,
  • Asia -- Commercial policy,
  • Pacific Area -- Commercial policy

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SeriesStudies in trade and investment -- 37, ESCAP studies in trade and investment -- 37
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL15310686M

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