This paper critically evaluates the contention that the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership would adversely affect the centrality of the World Trade Organization. Not only are many Asian nations members of the WTO, but some undertook major reforms to join. Contrary to much existing literature, it is argued here that governments in the Asia-Pacific region should not be alarmed by the fate of this mega-regional trade deal.
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Research Article| December 01 2016
The WTO after TPP: How Worried Should Asian Governments Be?
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (6): 1101–1122.
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Simon J. Evenett; The WTO after TPP: How Worried Should Asian Governments Be?. Asian Survey 1 December 2016; 56 (6): 1101–1122. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.6.1101
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