Analyses | 23 May 2008

What does a free-trade area of the Asia-Pacific mean to China

A Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) has been proposed as a long-term prospect by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

Warwick McKibbin , Tingsong Jiang

  • Warwick McKibbin
  • Tingsong Jiang

A Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) has been proposed as a long-term prospect by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

Warwick McKibbin , Tingsong Jiang

  • Warwick McKibbin
  • Tingsong Jiang
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Executive Summary

This Working Paper by Tingsong Jiang and Warwick McKibbin examines the impact of the FTAAP on the national and regional economies in China using a suite of general equilibrium models: APG-Cubed, a dynamic global model; GTAP, a static global model; and CERD, a static China model with regional dimension.