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Author Organization, Legal Affairs Division World Trade

Title WTO Analytical Index 2 Volume Set : Guide to WTO Law and Practice
Edition 3rd ed
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (2350 pages)
Contents Cover; WTO Analytical Index; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; I. OVERVIEW OF SCOPE AND ORGANIZATION; A. Scope; B. Organization of Materials; II. EDITORIAL CONVENTIONS; A. ABBREVIATIONS; B. OTHER CONVENTIONS; III. SHORT TITLES OF WTO AGREEMENTS; IV. SHORT TITLES OF WTO BODIES; V WTO DOCUMENT SERIES AND ISSUING BODIES5; Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO Agreement); I. PREAMBLE; A. TEXT OF THE PREAMBLE; B. INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE PREAMBLE; 1. Legal relevance of the Preamble environmental context
(A) First recital: environmental contextI. PREAMBLE; (b) Second recital: developing countries and trade; (i) "positive efforts"; (ii) "commensurate"; (c) Third recital: "reciprocal and mutually advantageous arrangements"; (d) Fourth recital: "an integrated ... multilateral trading system"; 2. Relationship with other WTO Agreements; (a) GATT 1994; (i) Article XX(g); (ii) Article XXIV; (b) SCM Agreement; II. ARTICLE I; A. TEXT OF ARTICLE I; B. INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF ARTICLE I; III. ARTICLE II; A. TEXT OF ARTICLE II; B. INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF ARTICLE II; 1. Article II:2
(A) WTO agreements as part of a single undertaking(b) Common context; (c) Coexistence; 2. Article II:4; IV. ARTICLE III; A. TEXT OF ARTICLE III; B. INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF ARTICLE III; 1. Article III:1; (a) "implementation, administration and operation ... of the Multilateral Trade Agreements"; (i) General; (ii) Circulation and derestriction of documents; 2. Article III:2; (a) "forum for negotiations among its Members"; (i) "Built-in Agenda"; (ii) E-commerce Work Programme and moratorium on customs duties on electronic transmissions
(Iii) Negotiations launched at the Doha Ministerial Conference3. Article III:3; (a) "shall administer the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes"; 4. Article III:4; (a) "shall administer the Trade Policy Review Mechanism"; 5. Article III:5: cooperation with the IMF and the World Bank; (a) "The WTO shall cooperate, as appropriate"; (i) General; (ii) Observer status; (iii) Cooperation agreements do not modify, add to or diminish rights and obligations of Members; (iv) No requirement for WTO panels to consult with IMF
(B) "with a view to achieving greater coherence in global economic policyaking"(i) General; (ii) Annual reports; V. ARTICLE IV; A. TEXT OF ARTICLE IV; B. INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF ARTICLE IV; 1. Organization chart; 2. Article IV:1; (a) "there shall be a Ministerial Conference ... which shall meet at least once every two years"; (i) 1996 Singapore Ministerial Conference; (ii) 1998 Geneva Ministerial Conference; (iii) 1999 Seattle Ministerial Conference; (iv) 2001 Doha Ministerial Conference; (v) 2003 CancĂșn Ministerial Conference; (vi) 2005 Hong Kong Ministerial Conference
Summary The WTO Analytical Index covers developments in WTO law and practice from January 1995 to September 2011
Notes (Vii) 2009 Geneva Ministerial Conference
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Subject World Trade Organization.
SUBJECT World Trade Organization. fast (OCoLC)fst00697669
Subject Trade regulation.
International economic relations -- Law and legislation
International economic relations -- Law and legislation.
Trade regulation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781139795067