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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon »

Source: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon : What Are the Consequences of China's WTO Entry for India's Trade?

Volume/Issue: 2005/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861204

Keywords: World Trade Organization (WTO), CGE models, comparative advantage, global trade, trade diversion, terms of trade, international trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, WTO,

One of the most significant recent developments in world trade has been the entry of China into the World Trade Organization (WTO). This paper examines the implications of China's WTO accession for India's trade, u...

Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth

Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth »

Source: Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2018/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2018

ISBN: 9781498309905

Keywords: Trade, Trade integration, Trade policy, Economic integration, Cost of living, Agricultural trade, Social safety nets, WTO member, GATS, e-commerce

"Trade integration can play a much larger role in boosting shared prosperity. The current focus on trade tensions threatens to obscure the great untapped benefits possible from further trade reform. The opportuniti...

Value of WTO Trade Agreements in a New Keynesian Model

Value of WTO Trade Agreements in a New Keynesian Model »

Source: Value of WTO Trade Agreements in a New Keynesian Model

Volume/Issue: 2015/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Ganelli , and Juha Tervala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498372671

Keywords: terms of trade theory, trade agreement, WTO, trade, consumption, tariff, Open Economy Macroeconomics, General,

We revisit the question of the quantitative benefits of WTO trade agreements in a setup that is non-standard from the traditional trade policy point of view. We show that in a New Keynesian model, unilateral trade...

China

China »

Source: China : International Trade and WTO Accession

Volume/Issue: 2004/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Blancher , and Thomas Rumbaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451845488

Keywords: WTO, export growth, world trade, clothing exports, tariff reductions, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

China's increasing integration with the global economy has contributed to sustained growth in international trade. Its exports have become more diversified, and greater penetration of industrial country markets has...

The WTO and the Poorest Countries

The WTO and the Poorest Countries »

Source: The WTO and the Poorest Countries : The Stark Reality

Volume/Issue: 2004/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aaditya Mattoo , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850390

Keywords: Doha Round, preferences, single undertaking, WTO, preferential access, market access, trading partners, mfn, nonpreferential access

Small and poor countries pose a challenge for the World Trade Organization (WTO). These countries have acquired a significant say in WTO decision-making. However, they have limited ability to engage in the reciproc...

The WTO Promotes Trade, Strongly But Unevenly

The WTO Promotes Trade, Strongly But Unevenly »

Source: The WTO Promotes Trade, Strongly But Unevenly

Volume/Issue: 2003/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859430

Keywords: WTO, gravity, special and differential treatment, industrial country, industrial countries, free trade area, free trade, trade liberalization,

This paper furnishes robust evidence that the GATT/WTO has had a powerful and positive impact on trade. The impact has, however, been uneven. GATT/WTO membership for industrial countries has been associated with a...

The Rise of Foreign Investment in China's Banks-Taking Stock

The Rise of Foreign Investment in China's Banks-Taking Stock »

Source: The Rise of Foreign Investment in China's Banks-Taking Stock

Volume/Issue: 2006/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Richard Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865523

Keywords: WTO, banking reforms, banking, foreign banks, banking sector, foreign investors, foreign bank, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The recent wave of foreign investment in China's banks and the prospects of further opening of the banking sector under the WTO agreement suggest that foreign banks are likely to play an increasingly important role...

What Would a Development-Friendly WTO Architecture Really Look Like?

What Would a Development-Friendly WTO Architecture Really Look Like? »

Source: What Would a Development-Friendly WTO Architecture Really Look Like?

Volume/Issue: 2003/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , and Aaditya Mattoo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451857177

Keywords: WTO, architecture, national treatment, trade in services, border trade, market access, cross-border trade, International Factor Movements and International Business,

This paper elaborates on a number of key principles that need to underpin a coherent and development-friendly architecture for the WTO. The key principles include enlarging the scope of WTO bargaining to include la...

International Trade in Services

International Trade in Services »

Source: International Trade in Services : Implications for the Fund

Volume/Issue: 2003/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , Alexander Lehmann , and Jaroslaw Wieczorek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451972207

Keywords: International trade, international services trade, coherence, WTO, trade in services, services trade, services sectors, financial services, international trade in services,

This paper reviews the characteristics of international trade in services and of the World Trade Organization’s General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) framework, which was established to regulate it....

Trade and the Crisis

Trade and the Crisis »

Source: Trade and the Crisis : Protect or Recover

Volume/Issue: 2010/07

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Mika Saito , Christian Henn , Rob Gregory , and Brad McDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455251216

Keywords: Protectionism, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Trade restrictions, Trade policy, Unemployment, World Trade Organization, Transparency, WTO, trade flows, world trade

The pace of trade reforms waned from the mid-2000s as protectionist sentiment began to increase. With the onset of the global financial crisis, reform progress not only halted but began to reverse. As we show in th...