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The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

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Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754974.071

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

The benefits and challenges of the liberalization measures encompassed under the Uruguay Round were the subject of aseminar sponsored by the IMF, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the Arab Monetary...

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...

Liberalization of Trade in Financial Services and Financial Sector Stability (Analytical Approach)

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Source: Liberalization of Trade in Financial Services and Financial Sector Stability (Analytical Approach)

Volume/Issue: 2002/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855999

Keywords: financial sector stability, financial sector, financial stability, insurance services, trade in services, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Financial Institutions And Services,

The paper seeks to establish a link between the liberalization of trade in financial services undertaken by countries under the WTO and the stability of their financial systems. The paper concludes that liberalizat...

Liberalization of Trade in Financial Services and Financial Sector Stability (Empirical Approach)

Liberalization of Trade in Financial Services and Financial Sector Stability (Empirical Approach) »

Source: Liberalization of Trade in Financial Services and Financial Sector Stability (Empirical Approach)

Volume/Issue: 2002/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451856057

Keywords: financial sector stability, financial sector, financial stability, trade in services, services liberalization, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Financial Institutions And Services,

The paper explores empirically the links between the WTO-driven liberalization of trade in financial services and the stability of national financial systems. Econometric testing of indicators intended to proxy fin...

2 Results of the Uruguay Round

2 Results of the Uruguay Round »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

This chapter describes the principal results of the GATT’s eighth round of negotiations, launched in Punta del Este, Uruguay, in September 1986, and concluded in Mar...

7 Trade in Services, the GATS, and the Arab Countries

7 Trade in Services, the GATS, and the Arab Countries »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

In September 1986, governments embarked on the longest and most ambitious multilateral trade negotiations held under the auspices of the GATT. They concluded the neg...

5 The Uruguay Round and International Trade in Agricultural Products Implications for Arab Countries

5 The Uruguay Round and International Trade in Agricultural Products Implications for Arab Countries »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

For the first time, the GATT has addressed agricultural trade policies in a comprehensive manner. Although only eight Arab countries are currently members of the GAT...

4 Policy Implications of the Uruguay Round for Arab Countries

4 Policy Implications of the Uruguay Round for Arab Countries »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

The conclusion of the Uruguay Round negotiations on December 15, 1993 marked a significant event for developing countries, including Arab countries. First, negotiati...

6 The Uruguay Round and International Trade in Textiles and Clothing

6 The Uruguay Round and International Trade in Textiles and Clothing »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

Textiles and clothing occupy an important position in the world economy. They contribute significantly to manufacturing production, employment, and trade. World trad...

1 Toward an Open International Trading System

1 Toward an Open International Trading System »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

On April 15, 1994 at Marrakesh, Morocco, more than one hundred countries signed the Final Act of the Uruguay Round. This marked the conclusion of a complex and protr...