Design of Trade Agreements (DESTA) Database

Mapping international trade agreements and exploring causes and effects.

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China South Korea sign PTA on 1 June 2015

China as the first and Korea as the seventh largest exporter signed a trade deal on Monday: See and See also the agreement should be effective within the ...

TTIP and public opinion

Survey experiment shows that public opinion on TTIP can still be formed – full paper at ...

Japan EU Trade Agreement: Conclusion of the 10th Negotiation Round

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 ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership (Dis-)Agreement

Ten things to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal under by the U.S., Japan and 10 other nations. See: Fast Track in US (is vital to closing the ...

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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.