A Free Trade Agreement Policy for the Northeast Asian Countries and ASEAN: A View from People’s Republic of China
Sustainable development requires an open economy, and free trade is a basic condition for an open economy. This is true for all countries and regions. Free trade has become one of the most significant trends in world development. Currently, among 206 countries and regions in the world, 107 have signed free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries and regions.
KeywordsForeign Direct Investment Free Trade World Trade Organization Human Development Index Trade Liberalization
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