LATEST PUBLICATIONS
DRN Vol. 39 No.3
'Reexamine SHS Programs Employment and Entrepreneurial Objectives'
WP-2012-07
Regulatory Impact Assessment Adoption Determinants: A Diagnostic Framework
WP-2012-06
Exploring Responses to the Employment Impact of Excise Tax Reform: The Case of the Philippine Tobacco Industry
WP-2012-05
Mapping Out Employment Opportunities in the Cultural Heritage Sector A Strategic Framework

LATEST AV MATERIALS
PIDS WB 2021-0905
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 4: Robust and Healthy Workforce and Closing Program
PIDS WB 2021-0904
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 3: Green And Inclusive Recovery
PIDS WB 2021-0903
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 2: Ethical Business
PIDS WB 2021-0902
Opening Program and Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 1: Resetting Capitalism
Publication Detail
PASCN DP 1998-14: The Effects of the Early Voluntary Sectoral Liberalization on the Automotive Sector

Early liberalization of the automotive industry within APEC was proposed by the USA. With automobiles comprising approximately 8 percent of global exports in 1995, of which 45 percent originate from the APEC region. The industry is easily identified as one of the sectors that could greatly benefit from trade-promoting policies among within APEC. The long-term benefits of the EVSL Program on the automotive industry were evident to all the industry participants who took part in the consultation. They however, unanimously feel that the current pace of liberalization being undertaken in the ASEAN is already quick; and that the setting of even earlier targets for the removal of existing trade barriers will be detrimental to the local industry.

Philippine APEC Study Center Network
Authors Keywords
Romea, Rodrigo; Godofredo, Jose; Carandang, Arturo; liberalization; APEC; automobile sector;
Download PDF Number of Downloads
Published in 1998 and available in the PIDS Library or Downloaded 660 times since December 08, 2016
×
Please let us know your reason for downloading this publication. May we also ask you to provide additional information that will help us serve you better? Rest assured that your answers will not be shared with any outside parties. It will take you only two minutes to complete the survey. Thank you.


To use as reference:
If others, (Please specify):
Name: (optional)
Email: (required, but will not display)
Age:
Gender:
If Prefer to self-describe, please specify:
Level of Education:
Occupation:
If employed either part-time or full-time, name of office:
If others, (Please specify):
Would you like to receive the SERP-P UPDATES e-newsletter? Yes No
Use the space below if you have any comment about this publication or SERP-P knowledge resources in general.