The aim is for a comprehensive agreement in goods, services and investment eliminating tariffs, non-tariff barriers and covering other trade-related issues, such as public procurement, regulatory issues, competition, and sustainable development.
What does NTB stand for?
NTB stands for Non-Tariff Barriers
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Non-tariff barriers Japan is a big prize for exporters, who complain that its large market is heavily weighted in favour of domestic producers, with sometimes eye-watering tariffs and a range of other barriers to entry, which it is seen as unwilling to remove.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) on Monday urged India to remove all non-tariff barriers to help boost trade from the current level of $2.
Clinton said the United States wanted a "rules-based reciprocity system on border barriers, on tariff barriers, non-tariff barriers.
Bilateral trade between India and Pakistan is expected to flourish and hopefully all non-tariff barriers shall soon be removed," said Fahim.
In recent years, Bangladesh has set a minimum price for hilsa meant for export to India -- seen as a tit-for-tat move by Dhaka after India was accused of slapping non-tariff barriers on Bangladeshi goods.
The removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers could deliver over 40 billion euros ($60 billion) of additional European exports to Japan, and more than 50 billion euros of additional exports from Japan to the European Union," British Foreign Secretary William Hague report said this year.
He pointed out to countries applying non-tariff barriers such as quotas, import licenses, foreign exchange restrictions, banning exports and imports, complicated customs procedures, using standards and measures and food specifications in a manner that complicates trade and at times prevents it, thus cancelling the positive effects of lifting customs tariff barriers.