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Part III World Trade Law and Regional Trade Agreements, XIV The GATT

From: Principles of International Economic Law (1st Edition)

Matthias Herdegen

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 November 2020

Subject(s):
Tariffs — Most-favoured-nation treatment (MFN) — Developing countries — Standards of treatment — Specific trade agreements
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT) (hereinafter simply referred to as GATT) aims at international trade liberalization by progressively eliminating or restricting barriers to trade and other protectionist interferences with competition on the world market as well as the national markets. The underlying model of world trade follows the principles of market economy. The Preamble of the GATT sets out the objectives and purposes as well as the principles of the GATT:The Governments of […] Recognizing that their relations in the field of trade and...
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