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Title Trade rules in the making : challenges in regional and multilateral negotiations / Miguel Rodriguez Mendoza, Patrick Low, Barbara Kotschwar, editors
Published Washington, D.C. ; [Great Britain] : Organization of American States : Brookings Institution Press, [1999]
©1999

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Description xiii, 546 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Regionalism, multilateralism, and deeper integration: chaning paradigms for developing countries / Robert Z. Lawrence -- Regionalism and WTO rules: problems in the fine art of discriminating fairly / Robert E. Hudec and James D. Southwick -- Dealing with Latin America's new regionalism / Miguel Rodriquez Mendoza -- Developing countries and trade preferences / Bonapas Francis Onguglo -- Small countries and the free trade area of the Americas / Barbara Kotschwar -- Preferential and nonpreferential trade flows in world trade / Jean-Marie Grether and Marcelo Olarreaga -- Regional trade arrangements: lessons frompast experiences / Roberto Bouzas -- Multilateral approaches to market access negotiations / Sam Laird -- Multilateral and regional liberalization of trade in services / Francisco Javier Prieto and Sherry M. Stephenson -- Rules of origin in free trade agreements in the Americas / Luis Jorge Garay S. and Rafael Cornejo -- Standards and technical bariers to trade in the free trade of the America / Sherry M. Stephenson -- Import-relief law: the role of safeguards / Murray G. Smith -- How long can you tread water? the anti-economics of trade remedy law / Brian R. Russell -- Antidumping policy as a system of law / Gary N. Horlick and Steven A. Sugarman -- The GATT/WTO dispute settlement system and the negotiations for a free trade area of the Americas / Rosine M. Plank-Brumback -- Toward an investment agreement in the Americas: building on the existing consensus / Maryse Robert and Theresa Wetter -- Approaches to competition policy / Edward M. Graham -- Competition policy and regional trade agreements / Jose Tavares de Araujo, Jr., and Luis Tineo -- Opening government procurement markets / Simeon A. Sahaydachny and Don Wallace, Jr. -- Labor rights / Craig VanGrasstek -- Trade and the environment / Gary P. Sampson
Summary "Contributors address themes, including the evolution of regional arrangements in the Western Hemisphere and the relationship between regional trade arrangements and the multilateral trading system. Robert Hudec provides an in-depth analysis of the provisions and future implications of Article XXIV, the WTO article that regulates regional arrangements. Robert Lawrence examines regional arrangements and their relationship to the multilateral trading system; and Miguel Rodriguez Mendoza tests several Latin American arrangements to see whether they comply with the WTO criteria. Other contributors discuss key comporients of the current trade policy agenda, including market access approaches, trade in services, investment, competition policy, intellectual property rights, trade remedy laws, and dispute settlement. Also examined are smaller economies in trade negotiations, and labor and the environment. The book serves both as an analytical examination of regionalism and multilateralism and a primer for international trade negotiators."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Free trade -- America.
Regionalism -- America.
Americas -- Economic integration.
Author Low, Patrick, 1949-
Rodríguez Mendoza, Miguel.
Kotschwar, Barbara.
Brookings Institution.
LC no. 99006279
ISBN 0815756798 paperback