The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): Advantages and Challenges for Pakistan

Briefing Paper for Parliamentarians


Publication No: PD-024

Rs 3,000  

This briefing paper intends to present an overview of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement for parliamentarians by highlighting opportunities and challenges that Pakistan will face when the treaty is implemented. The paper aims to provide parliamentarians with a comprehensive assessment of SAFTA that will raise awareness about its political and economic ramifications for Pakistan as a South Asian trading partner and help in constructive legislative action taken to promote economic development through protection of regional trade interests.