12 Okt Trade Agreement Concessions
The CMA also monitors the content, operation and access to two of the WTO`s main databases on tariffs and trade: the integrated database and the bound tariff database. The CMA reports regularly to the Council on the movement of goods. The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) is a preferential trade agreement that was formerly known as the Bangkok Agreement. The Bangkok Agreement, signed in 1975 as an initiative of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNSAP), is a preferential trade agreement between developing countries. China, Bangladesh, India, Laos, the Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka are among the signatories to the agreement. At the first meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Bangkok Agreement, on 2.