Employment effects of FTA agreements: Perspective from Bangladesh

This report looks at economy-wide impacts of three different FTA agreements: (a) a Bangladesh-India bilateral FTA; (b) a Bangladesh-Malaysia bilateral FTA; and (c) the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) agreement. The report explores how these bilateral and regional FTAs would affect the Bangladesh economy in terms of impact on consumer prices, exports, real wages and employment.