FREE TRADE AREA OF THE
SIXTH MEETING OF MINISTERS OF TRADE
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
APRIL 7, 2001
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE NEGOTIATING GROUPS
E) COMPETITION POLICY.
1. We instruct the Negotiating Group on Competition Policy to intensify its efforts to resolve the four research questions identified in Proposal For Further Work by the Tripartite Committee on the Study on Competition Policy in Smaller Economies and Economies Without Competition Regimes (FTAA.ngcp/w/56/Cor.1), following an agreed methodology.
2. We instruct the Negotiating Group on Competition Policy to identify, based on the Study on Antidumping and Regional Trade Agreements (document FTAA/ngcp/inf/17/Cor.2), any areas that may merit further consideration by the Trade Negotiations Committee and to submit its results and / or conclusions to the Trade Negotiations Committee by the deadline of April 1, 2002.