Trade Negotiations Group of Developing Countries of Asia and the Pacific (TNG)

Groupe de négociations commerciales des pays en développement de l'Asie
Grupo de Negociaciones Comerciales de los Paises en Desarrollo de Asia y el Pacifico

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1971-11 Bangkok Thailand


Nov 1971, Bangkok (Thailand), within the framework of E-XE4177 - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), at first meeting of an Intergovernmental Committee, set up Dec 1970, following adoption of Kabul Declaration on Asian Economic Cooperation and Development by the then H-XH7224 - Council of Ministers for Asian Economic Cooperation. 1st meeting of TNG: 14 Feb 1972, Bangkok. Subsequent negotiations resulted in the signing, 31 Jul 1975, of T-XT7568 - Agreement on Trade Negotiations among Developing Member Countries (Bangkok agreement) on economic cooperation, and the entry into force, 1976, of Asian Free Trade Zone. This completed the main role of TNG which subsequently has ceased to exist. The Bangkok Agreement is also referred to as 'First Agreement on Trade Negotiations among Developing Member Countries of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific'.

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