Fostering Global Value Chains in Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreements
26 Pages Posted: 7 Jan 2014
Date Written: 2013
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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