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Introduction

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780226386775
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226386782 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses the contents and coverage of this volume, which is about trade in the services sector in the Asia-Pacific region. The papers in this volume were presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research Conference's eleventh annual East Asian Seminar on Economics held in Seoul, Korea on June, 22–24, 2000. This volume investigates the economy-wide trade liberalization impact on the economies of Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong, evaluates a specific service sector of a specific country and papers extends a usual concept of service trades measured in the balance-of-payments statistics.

Keywords: services sector; Asia-Pacific region; trade liberalization; Taiwan; Korea; Hong Kong; balance-of-payments

Chapter.  4088 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management

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