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Business Guide to the World Trading System. - 2nd ed

Business Guide to the World Trading System. - 2nd ed

1999, ISBN 0-85092-621-1

xxiv, 329 pages

Monograph, Hard-copy

Price : US$ 65 (developed countries);    US$ 26 (developing countries & LDCs)

Also available in : Arabic, Cambodian, French, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

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Updated version of "Business Guide to the Uruguay Round" 1995 ed., reviewing developments that have taken place between 1996 and 1999 - provides overall picture of WTO system; explains role of WTO as a forum for negotiation and as an organization for settling trade disputes; presents rules applicable to trade in goods as embodied in GATT 1994 and associate Agreements; reviews main features of rules relevant to General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and member countrys' commitments to liberalize trade in services; explains rules applicable to government procurement and State trading; describes provisions of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and provides overview of issues under discussion in the six new trade-related subject areas included in WTO work programme; chapters include analysis of business implications of issues covered.

Keyword(s) : Trade Liberalization, Uruguay Round, WTO