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The Burden of Sub-Saharan African Own Commitments in the Uruguay Round

The Burden of Sub-Saharan African Own Commitments in the Uruguay Round »

Source: The Burden of Sub-Saharan African Own Commitments in the Uruguay Round : Myth or Reality?

Volume/Issue: 1995/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451972344

Keywords: market access, trading partners, local content, liberalization commitments, transition period

The paper reviews Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) (i) own market access commitments in the Uruguay Round, and (ii) the nature of the constraints on SSA policies set by the Uruguay Round. It concludes that SSA fai...

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...

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...

III Recent Initiatives

III Recent Initiatives »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1992

ISBN: 9781557752277

Keywords: regional integration, free trade, regional arrangements, regional trade, intraregional trade

There is great potential for increases in the number of regional integration arrangements in Europe, the Western Hemisphere, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East—and in their overlap in terms of members...