Design of Trade Agreements (DESTA) Database
Mapping international trade agreements and exploring causes and effects.
Project descriptionDESTA is a collaborative research project. It aims to collect systematic data on the design of preferential trade agreements that have been signed since 1945. more
The TeamThe project was launched by Leonardo Baccini (LSE), Andreas Dür (University of Salzburg), Manfred Elsig (University of Bern), and Karolina Milewicz (Oxford University). more
Data DownloadsDESTA provides information on general features and specific commitments in PTAs. We regularly update our database. Please click here for direct access to DESTA. more
News and updates
China as the first and Korea as the seventh largest exporter signed a trade deal on Monday: See http://thediplomat.com/2015/06/its-official-china-south-korea-sign-free-trade-agreement/ and See also http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/06/01/the-impact-the-free-trade-agreement-between-china-and-south-korea the agreement should be effective within the ...
Issues to be included in the Japan-EU trade deal: tariffs, public procurement, railways, services, investment, competition, rules of origin, customs and trade facilitation, intellectual property rights, including geographical indications, dispute ...