Design of Trade Agreements (DESTA) Database

Mapping international trade agreements and exploring causes and effects.
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Update to treaty list

The list of preferential trade agreements in the download section now includes all agreements signed up to December ...

EU Ecuador signed trade agreement on 12 December – expected to be in force in 2016

See http://www.ecuadortimes.net/2014/12/12/ecuador-eu-sign-free-trade-agreement-will-applied-2016/ Official text to be found here: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L:2012:354:FULL&from=EN Negotiations launched in June 2007. See http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1156. Negotiations were overshadowed by the longstanding banana dispute between the EU and a group of Latin ...

Korea-Australia PTA (KAFTA) in force since 12 December 2014

KAFTA enters into force on 12 December: See http://www.dfat.gov.au/fta/kafta/ KAFTA – a snapshot See http://www.dfat.gov.au/fta/kafta/snapshot/index.html Introduction to the Text of KAFTA See http://www.dfat.gov.au/fta/kafta/downloads/an-introduction-to-the-text-of-the-agreement.pdf Korea-Australia FTA set to commence on 12. December See http://www.mondaq.com/australia/x/358446/international+trade+investment/KoreaAustralia+Free+Trade+Agreement+set+to+commence ...

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The DESTA project is funded in an initial phase by the NCCR Trade Regulation, a 12-year research programme financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The leading house is the World Trade Institute, University of Bern. For more information, please contact us.