APEC as Seen Through the Eyes of a Japanese Economist

  • Ryutaro Komiya
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


The trade policy authorities in Japan were profoundly interested in the formation of APEC, and has been enthusiastic about APEC’s development.


European Union Trade Liberalization Open Trade Much Favoured Nation Regional Agreement 
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© International Economic Association 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryutaro Komiya
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  1. 1.Aoyama-Gakuin UniversityTokyoJapan

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