Fostering Global Value Chains in Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreements
Deborah K. Elms
Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade & Negotiations, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University
APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper
American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
One of the selling points behind larger preferential trade agreements (PTAs) is the potential to encourage the spread of global value chains (GVCs). These supply chains are increasingly critical to the globalized economy. Large GVC operators may include up to 15,000 firms in their networks spread across multiple countries.
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Date posted: January 7, 2014