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B2.4 B2.2: THE EFFECTS OF THE APEC EARLY VOLUNTARY SECTORAL LIBEALIZATION (EVSL) ON THE FERTILIZER SECTOR

This paper examines the effects of the EVSL on the fertilizer sector including the problem that present it from benefitting fully from the proposal. The export competitiveness of fertilizers, as evident by the computed revealed comparative advantage, hasbeen declining and will be vulnerable in the face of greater competition. Hence, existing tariffs should be maintained on these products, but the non-locally produced fertilizers should be liberalized.

Ateneo Center for Social Policy and Public Affairs
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Macam, Marissa M. P.; regional integration; liberalized sectors;
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