Assessing the Effects of the Uruguay Round and of the Customs Union with EU on the Turkish Manufacturing Sector - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Assessing the Effects of the Uruguay Round and of the Customs Union with EU on the Turkish Manufacturing Sector

Subidey Togan

February, 1996


Economic Research Forum (ERF)

F. International Economics

This paper studies the possible effects of the Uruguay Round Agreement and of the Customs Union Agreement with the European Union (EU) on the Turkish manufacturing sector. The first part of the paper concentrates on the study of the effects of new rules and disciplines introduced through the respective agreements. The following section studies the structure of protection, effects of changes in protection rates and issues related to market access. The third and last section considers the implications of the Customs Union Agreement for textile and steel products. The paper concludes with a summary of main findings.

Arabic Abstract:

تدرس الورقة الآثار المحتملة لاتفاقية جولة أوروجواي واتفاقية الاتحاد الجمركي مع الاتحاد الأوروبي على قطاع التصنيع التركي. ويركز الجزء الأول على آثار القواعد والنظم الجديدة التي وضعتها الاتفاقيتان. ويدرس الجزء التالي هيكل الحماية، وآثار التغيرات في معدلات الحماية والموضوعات المتعلقة بالنفاذ إلى الأسواق. ويبحث الجزء الثالث والأخير آثار اتفاقية الاتحاد الجمركي على المنسوجات ومنتجات الصلب. وتختتم الورقة بملخص لأهم نتائج البحث.
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Subidey Togan

Professor, Bilkent University



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