The second is classified bilateral (BTA) if it is signed between two pages, each side could be a country (or another customs territory), a trading bloc or an informal group of countries (or other customs sites). Both countries are relaxing their trade restrictions to help businesses prosper better between countries. It certainly helps to reduce taxes and helps them discuss their trade status. Generally, this is the weakened domestic industry. Industries, in particular, are covered by the automotive, oil and food sectors.  A free trade agreement is an agreement whereby two or more countries agree to grant the partner country preferential trading conditions, tariff concessions, etc. It is a negative list of products and services of the negotiating countries that are not subject to the terms of the free trade agreement and is therefore broader than a preferential trade agreement. India has negotiated a free trade agreement with many countries. B including Sri Lanka and various trading blocs, such as ASEAN.B. Trade agreements designated by the WTO as preferential agreements are also referred to as regional agreements (RTAs), although they are not necessarily concluded by countries within a given region. Currently, 205 agreements are in effect as of July 2007. More than 300 people have been notified to the WTO.
 The number of free trade agreements has increased significantly over the past decade. Between 1948 and 1994, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), predecessor to the WTO, received 124 notifications. Since 1995, more than 300 trade agreements have been concluded.  Regional trade agreements are very difficult to conclude and engage when countries are more diverse. Businesses in Member States benefit from increased incentives to trade in new markets as a result of the measures contained in the agreements. The logic of formal trade agreements is that they reduce penalties for deviation from the rules set out in the agreement.  As a result, trade agreements make misunderstandings less likely and create confidence on both sides in the sanction of fraud; this increases the likelihood of long-term cooperation.  An international organization such as the IMF can further encourage cooperation by monitoring compliance with agreements and reporting violations.  It may be necessary to monitor international agencies to detect non-tariff barriers that are disguised attempts to create barriers to trade.  Trade agreements, any contractual agreement between states on their trade relations.