The Legal Texts : The Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations
The Agreements negotiated in the Uruguay Round, which form the legal framework of the World Trade Organization, will govern world trade into the twenty-first century. This volume covers: * Goods: the updated General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that includes new rules on agriculture, textiles, anti-dumping, subsidies and countervailing measures, import licensing, rules of origin, standards, and pre-shipment inspection. (The original 1947 GATT text is also included in this volume.) * Services: the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) * Intellectual Property: the Agreement on Trade-Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) * Disputes: the new procedures for dispute settlement * The legal framework for the World Trade Organization This is the definitive reference for all practising and academic trade lawyers. It is an essential addition to all international law libraries, a vital source book for students taking courses on international economic or trade law and an important resource for economists and political scientists.
- Paperback | 672 pages
- 157.48 x 223.52 x 30.48mm | 884.5g
- 13 Jan 2000
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Final Act; Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization; Annex 1; Annex 1A: Multilateral Agreements on Trade in Goods; Annex 1B: General Agreement on Trade in Services; Annex 1C: Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights; Annex 2: Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes; Annex 3: Trade Policy Review Mechanism; Annex 4: Plurilateral Trade Agreements; Ministerial Decisions and Declarations; Ministerial Decisions and Declarations adopted by the Trade Negotiations Committee on 15 December 1993; Ministerial Decisions adopted by Ministers at the Meeting of the Trade Negotiations Committee in Marrakesh on 14 April 1994; Understanding on Commitments in Financial Services; General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade; (GATT 1947).