World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries establish free trade areas to achieve market access through reciprocal exchanges of trade concessions. Entering a PTA/FTA is partly motivated by the desire to obtain equilibrium in foreign trade. Increased mAhmad Zaman Khan, "FTAs and PTAs," Business recorder. 2012-02-26.
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