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Assessing the impact of fta: a case study of pakistan- malaysia fta

mahmood, Hamid mahmood and gul, Sidra gul (2014): Assessing the impact of fta: a case study of pakistan- malaysia fta. Published in: Global Journal of Economics , Vol. Vol. 3, No. Bilateral FTA case study and trade liberalization (2014): pp. 5-21.

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Abstract

The paper focuses on understanding the dynamics of pre and post Free Trade Agreement (FTA) agreement between Pakistan and Malaysia. It makes use of descriptive analysis and SMART model for simulating the impact of trade liberalization and its impact on the local and ASEAN economy. The impact is measured for top five export product of Pakistan and separate case of automobile sector of Pakistan understanding the changes in export, revenue, trade creation and diversion and welfare impact. The results from the descriptive analysis suggests trade in favor of Malaysia while simulation shows increase in export, welfare and trade diversion with automobile sector showing insignificant impact on welfare.

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