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South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation


Labour: The spread of bilateral trade agreements
This report looks at major Customs Unions, Free Trade Areas, and economic association agreements around the world, with particular attention to any clauses covering social issues, core labour standards and trade union participation.
BGD: Decide fast about free trade deals
A consultative committee on free trade has suggested the government to make urgent political decision regarding its position on bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
South Asian economic cooperation
The three-day meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) sub-group on Investment and Arbitration beginning today in Kathmandu seeks to further the understanding among member states to set up an investment regime and adopt a dispute settlement mechanism in order to increase economic cooperation throughout the region.
Common Quality Norms Are Vital In SAFTA Trade
Countries across the globe are realising the importance of regional trading blocks. The South Asian countries too have now felt the urgency of such an arrangement.
Text of South Asian Free Trade Area (Safta) accord
Following is the text of Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (Safta) signed at the 12th Saarc Summit, concluded here on Tuesday: Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)