Free trade area in Asia by Ramesh Chand

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  • Asia,
  • Asia.


  • Free trade -- Asia.,
  • Asia -- Commercial policy.,
  • Asia -- Economic integration.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-124) and index.

Book details

StatementRamesh Chand.
LC ClassificationsHF2294+
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3457997M
ISBN 108171884229
LC Control Number2005389636

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