Multilateral Agreement

Business / Agriculture / Multilateral Agreement: A trade agreement involving three or more countries (as with the World Trade Organization) in contrast to a bilateral agreement (as with the US-Canada Free Trade agreement) involving only two countries.

Other Words for Agreement

Agreement Noun Synonyms: understanding, covenant, treaty, pact, accord, compact, settlement, concordat, contract, bargain, deal
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North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Business / Agriculture / North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): A multilateral agreement negotiated by the United States, Canada and Mexico that sets forth agreements to lower and/or eliminate unfair trade barriers that affect the trade of goods and services betwe MORE

Free Trade Agreement Of The Americas (FTAA)

Business / Agriculture / Free Trade Agreement Of The Americas (FTAA): A proposed multilateral agreement that would establish free trade in all products, including agricultural products, for all the countries of the Western Hemisphere, except Cuba. Launched at the Summit MORE

Payback Agreement

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Payback Agreement: An agreement between an employer and an employee used primarily for relocated employees, stating that an employee will not voluntarily terminate his or her employment with the organization for a speci MORE

Partnership Agreement

Business / Accounting / Partnership Agreement: A legal agreement between partners: it usually specifies, among other things, the capital contributions to be made by each partner, the ratios in which partnership earnings and losses will be distribu MORE

Option Agreement

Business / Finance / Option Agreement: A form that an options investor opening an option account fills out guarantees the investor will follow trading regulations and has the financial resources to settle possible losses. MORE

Preferential Trade Agreements

Business / Agriculture / Preferential Trade Agreements: Agreements among a group of countries to extend special trading advantages, usually tariff rates that are lower than most-favored nation rates. The U.S.’s Caribbean Basin Initiative and the EU’s L MORE

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