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Phan Van Sam and Vo Thanh Thu - Phan Van Sam is Dean, Mekong University, Viet Nam. Vo Thanh Thu is at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City. I. The problem in context    This paper focuses on showing how Viet Nam will meet its trading partners’ expectations that it will liberalize its economy through commercial legislation and regulatory changes and, more specifically, will liberalize its financial institutions and markets by the time of the country’s planned accession to the WTO in 2005.

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Rita Giacalone and Eduardo Porcarelli - Rita Giacalone works for the Grupo de Integración Regional (GRUDIR) — Universidad de Los Andes (ULA), Mérida. Eduardo Porcarelli is Legal Adviser to CONAPRI (National Congress of Private Investment) and Professor of the Graduate School of Law, Universidad Central de Venezuela. I. The problem in context   

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Daniel Gay - Overseas Development Institute, London. I. The problem in context    The background to accession

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Soledad Salvador and Paola Azar (with the collaboration of Claudia Rucci) - Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies, Uruguay — CIEDUR, Montevideo. We should like to acknowledge the contribution of Claudia Rucci, who was contracted by CIEDUR for this work. I. The problem in context   

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Malathy Knight-John and Chethana Ellepola - Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Policy Studies. Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, available at http://www. trc.gov.lk.

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Ramon L.Clarete - Professor of Economics, University of the Philippines.

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Donah Sharon Baracol - Senior Economist, Philippines Sugar Millers Association, Manila. I. The problem in context   

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Chakriya Bowman - Research Fellow, Pacific Policy Project, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, Australian National University. I. The problem in context   

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Ademola Oyejide, A. Ogunkola and A. Bankole - University of Ibadan. I. Trends in import prohibition   

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Bijendra Shakya - Chief, WTO Cell, Garment Association of Nepal, New Baneswor. I. The problem in context   

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