Bilateral Trade Agreements in the Era of Globalization

Bilateral Trade Agreements in the Era of Globalization

The EU and India in Search of a Partnership

Sangeeta Khorana, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung and William A. Kerr

This unique book provides an assessment of an Indian–EU agreement, drawing on the theory of preferential agreements, the history of India–European relations and the recent refocusing of the Indian economy. The authors explore both a broad overview of the agreement as well as a detailed examination of sensitive sectors.

Appendix: A

Sangeeta Khorana, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung and William A. Kerr

Subjects: economics and finance, international economics

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Appendix A Table A.I UK imports of leather and leather products, 1996 and 2006 2006 1996 Rank Partner Name Trade Value (US$mi1) 408 127 57 23 Share (%) Rank Partner Name Trade Value (US$ mil) 404 139 22 20 19 Share (%) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 II 12 13 14 IS 16 17 .18 19 20 World Italy China Germany India Ethiopia Spain Netherlands United States Austria Hong Kong Poland Thailand France Belgium Malaysia Taiwan Brazil Argentina Hungary Turkey 100.0 31.0 14.1 5.7 2 3 23 16 5.7 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.3 1.9 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 IS 14 13 12 II 9 9 8 6 6 5 4 4 4 3 II 12 13 14 1.5 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 IS 16 17 18 19 20 World Italy United States Germany India France Netherlands China Hong Kong Brazil Spain Thailand Belgium Argentina Portugal Uruguay Canada Nigeria Ireland Denmark Taiwan, China 100.0 34.4 5.5 5.0 4.7 4.5 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.5 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 18 16 13 13 13 12 12 10 7 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 Note: Leather and Leather Products 61 (Leather Manufactures) SITC Rev.3. Source: WITS (COMTRADE) and Khorana et al. (2008). 187 188 Bilateral Trade Agreements in the Era in Globalization Table A.2 UK imports o/textile and textile products, 1996 and 2006 2006 Trade Value (US$ mill) 30456 6387 2899...

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