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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...

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...

Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency

Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency »

Source: Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency

Volume/Issue: 2010/003

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498336772

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Fund role, International trade agreements, Surveillance, Trade policy, Trade preferences, World Trade Organization, Economic stabilization, Export restraints, Balance of trade

This Reference Note introduces guidance on preferential trade agreements (PTAs). In so doing, it responds to the request by the Executive Board in the context of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Evaluation o...

International Labor Standards and International Trade

International Labor Standards and International Trade »

Source: International Labor Standards and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 1997/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Golub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451845532

Keywords: labor standards, social clause, World Trade Organization, labor costs, international labor standards, labor rights, core labor standards

This paper reviews controversies regarding linkage of international trade and labor standards. Pressures for international harmonization of labor standards arise in the context of increased trade between countries...

Africa in the Doha Round

Africa in the Doha Round »

Source: Africa in the Doha Round : Dealing with Preference Erosion and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2005/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451975796

Keywords: Africa, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Doha Round, preference erosion, special and differential treatment, market access, export markets, tariff cuts, trade barriers,

Improving market access in industrial countries and retaining preferences have been Africa's two key objectives in the Doha Round trade negotiations. This paper argues that African negotiators may have overlooked t...

The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond

The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond »

Source: The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2011/095

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2011

ISBN: 9781498338257

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, International trade, Multilateral trade negotiations, Trade liberalization, World Trade Organization, Real sector, Trade policy, Globalization

This note provides an update on the status of Doha negotiations and an outlook on significant non-Doha trade issues that should be tackled in the near future. Section II investigates what has stalled progress on Do...

Peeling Away the Layers: Impacts of Durable Tariff Elimination

Peeling Away the Layers: Impacts of Durable Tariff Elimination »

Source: Peeling Away the Layers: Impacts of Durable Tariff Elimination

Volume/Issue: 2018/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arevik Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan , and Christian Henn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353684

Keywords: Economic integration, World Trade Organization, Non-discriminatory Trade Policies, MFN Tariff Elimination, Information Technology Agreement, Trade Policy Certainty, Global Value Chains, Product-Level Data, Country and Industry Studies of Trade

We demonstrate that durable MFN tariff elimination affects trade patterns through several layers, which generates non-linear impacts. First, complete tariff elimination results in a large additional trade gains ove...

Global Governance: New Players, New Rules

Global Governance: New Players, New Rules »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

Governing Global Trade

Governing Global Trade »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

Governing Global Health

Governing Global Health »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...