- The objective of the regimes mentioned in Article 142 is to assist the disadvantaged countries, regions and sectors towards becoming economically viable and competitive by appropriate interventions of a transitional or temporary nature.
- The interventions referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article may include:
(a) technical and financial assistance to address economic dislocation arising from the operation of the CSME;
(b) special measures to attract investment and industries;
(c) transitional or temporary arrangements to ameliorate or arrest adverse economic and social impact arising from the operation of the CSME;
(d) special measures to assist industries to become efficient and competitive;
(e) assistance intended to achieve structural diversification and infrastructural development;
(f) assistance to economic enterprises disadvantaged by the removal of intraregional barriers;
(g) the establishment of mechanisms to monitor, and assist in the discharge of, obligations assumed under the Treaty and other international trade agreements.