The lowest-priced, brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.See details for additional description.
In April 1998 negotiations were launched to create a free trade area among thirty-four countries in the Western Hemisphere. The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) will eliminate barriers to trade in goods and services and will remove restrictions on investment among the countries of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean.
Miguel Rodriguez Mendoza is a visiting scholar at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., USA. Patrick Low is director of research at the World Trade Organization. Barbara Kotschwar is senior trade specialist at the Organization of American States.
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Economics: Professional & General
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Barbara Kotschwar, Miguel.Rodriguez Mendoza, Patrick Low