The Legal Texts
- Publication date:November 1999
- Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
- Weight: 1.071kg
- In stock
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.