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Building bridges : an Egypt-U.S. free trade agreement

Author: Ahmed Galal; Robert Z Lawrence
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In April 1997, Egyptian President Mubarak and U.S. Vice President Gore agreed to explore the possibility of creating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Egypt and the United States. The very idea of such an agreement has been met by controversy and skepticism from critics in both countries. The authors of this book, however, believe that the case for considering an FTA between the United States and Egypt rests on
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Genre/Form: Commercial treaties
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Building bridges.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1998
(OCoLC)654817287
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Galal; Robert Z Lawrence
ISBN: 0815730306 9780815730309
OCLC Number: 39354212
Description: vii, 121 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Overview / Ahmed Galal and Robert Lawrence --
An Egyptian perspective / Ahmed Galal and Sahar Tohamy --
A U.S. perspective / Robert Z. Lawrence --
Economic incentives and effects / Bernard Hoekman, Denise Konan, and Keith Maskus.
Responsibility: Ahmed Galal, Robert Z. Lawrence, editors.

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In April 1997, Egyptian President Mubarak and U.S. Vice President Gore agreed to explore the possibility of creating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Egypt and the United States.  Read more...

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