The aim of SAFTA is to promote and increase common contracts between countries, such as medium- and long-term contracts. State-managed trade contracts, the supply and import insurance of certain products, etc. It includes an agreement on tariff concessions such as the concession of national taxes and non-tariff concessions of a vote battle in the first round of elections between the two future mayors, which ended in favour of Mulas (26.05%) agreement and a distribution of programmes between the two political forces for the second round. Beyond the differences that had divided the front into two almost similar camps, the criterion of concordance was chosen in some basic programmatic points. The main objective of the agreement is to promote competition in the region and to offer equitable benefits to the countries concerned.