- In Force
- Ministerial Council of APTA
APTA, formerly known as Bangkok Agreement, is an initiative signed in 1975 by developing countries in Asia-Pacific region comprising China, South Korea, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Laos. Serving as the earliest preferential trade agreement, the pact commits to promote economic and trade cooperation and expansion among member states through the exchange of tariff concessions and other non-tariff preferential treatments.
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