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Issues in World Trade Policy: GATT at the Crossroads Richard H. Snape

Issues in World Trade Policy: GATT at the Crossroads

Richard H. Snape

Published October 28th 2015
ISBN : 9781349086382
Paperback
297 pages
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GATT is at a crossroads. The worlds trading system has become administered and discriminatory with obscure and often highly protective barriers, particularly in agriculture, clothing and textiles. Which direction should now be taken? Should theMoreGATT is at a crossroads. The worlds trading system has become administered and discriminatory with obscure and often highly protective barriers, particularly in agriculture, clothing and textiles. Which direction should now be taken? Should the most-favored-nation principle be abandoned? Why do countries form free trade zones? What forms of assistance should be used when markets are disturbed? A number of distinguished contributors here address these questions and also look at the interplay of politics, law and economics in trade policy, particularly in the USA, and the effects of the trade policies of developed countries.