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The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Rules of Origin (RoO) are among the most important instruments in the negotiation and functioning of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs), designed to determine the eligibility of goods for preferential ... More


Rules of Origin for services: economic and legal considerations

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Little analytical attention has so far been devoted to the issue of rules of origin in a services and investment context. This chapter wades into this largely uncharted territory by advancing a few ... More


Global and Regional Institutions and the Regulation of Trade

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter shows how trade regulations and the global and regional institutions within which they are framed have distinctively shaped the textile and clothing industry for almost fifty years. It ... More


Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade

Jagdish Bhagwati

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331653
eISBN:
9780199851850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331653.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book shines a critical light on preferential trade agreements (PTAs), revealing how the rapid spread of PTAs endangers the world trading system. Numbering by now well over 300, and rapidly ... More


Rules of Origin as tools of development? Some lessons from SADC

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Firm level interviews are used to assess the economic implications of the rules of origin (ROO) applied for trade to qualify under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Trade Protocol. ... More


Cooperating to Compete: Intra-Industry Trade and the Formation of Preferential Trade Agreements

Cameron G. Thies and Timothy M. Peterson

in Intra-Industry Trade: Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Political Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804791335
eISBN:
9780804797207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791335.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter models preferential trade agreement (PTA) formation as a competitive process, demonstrating that the presence of bilateral intra-industry trade informs us as to which states will form ... More


Implementing PTAs in the Southern Cone region of Latin America: Rules of Origin

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks at the role of Rules of Origin in the implementation of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) in the southern cone region of Latin America. It considers the (imperfect) Custom Union ... More


The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Impact on Trade Flows and External Trade Barriers

Hector Calvo-Pardo, Caroline Freund, and Emanuel Ornelas

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using detailed data on trade and tariffs from 1992–2007, the chapter examines how the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Free Trade Agreement has affected trade with nonmembers and ... More


Regional Integration

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter deals with one of the most important exceptions to the most‐favoured‐nation (MFN) rule allowed by the WTO (World Trade Organization): regional integration agreements (RIAs). Almost all ... More


Preferential Trade Agreements and the World Trade System: A Multilateralist View

Pravin Krishna

in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

After several decades a reasonable assessment of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) can be made using evidence drawn from a broad sample of experiences. The results are mixed, but there is doubt ... More


Why PTAs Are a Pox on the World Trading System

Jagdish Bhagwati

in Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331653
eISBN:
9780199851850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331653.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The worries over preferential trade agreements (PTAs) have increased dramatically in the past two decades as PTAs have proliferated. This chapter discusses the consequences of complexity of the ... More


Why Has the Pandemic Broken Out?

Jagdish Bhagwati

in Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331653
eISBN:
9780199851850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331653.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

It is important to first understand that few lay people and policy makers can appreciate the critical difference between preferential trade agreements (PTAs) and genuine multilateral, ... More


Proliferating Preferential Trade Agreements

Jagdish Bhagwati

in Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331653
eISBN:
9780199851850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331653.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Most preferential trade agreements (PTAs) are in the form of free trade agreements (FTAs), which is a rare few contain an added common external tariff that converts them into customs unions (CUs). ... More


Integrating Services in South Asia: Trade, Investment, and Mobility

Rupa Chanda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069959
eISBN:
9780199080021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069959.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book analyses the prospects for services integration in South Asia, focusing on member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) — India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, ... More


Preferential Trade Agreements and Intellectual Property Rights

Pedro Roffe and Christoph Spennemann

in Intellectual Property Rights: Legal and Economic Challenges for Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199660759
eISBN:
9780191749186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660759.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter seeks to show the extent of the changes introduced by the intellectual property (IP) chapters of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) to the IP framework existing under the WTO Agreement ... More


Preferential Trade Agreements

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on preferential trade agreements, the second exception to the most favored nation clause. Unlike special and differential treatment, which is focused on providing benefits to ... More


Preferential Trade Agreements

Pravin Krishna

in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680405
eISBN:
9780191760266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680405.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Pravin Krishna provides the analytical tools for evaluating the economic effects of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) on member and non-member countries. He demonstrates that PTAs have ambiguous ... More


The Trade and Investment Effects of Preferential Trading Arrangements

Philippa Dee and Jyothi Gali

in International Trade in East Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378961
eISBN:
9780226379005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379005.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the effects of the trade and nontrade provisions of preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) on international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) flows of member and ... More


Introduction and Overview

Arvid Lukauskas, Robert M. Stern, and Gianni Zanini

in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680405
eISBN:
9780191760266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680405.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction presents the main themes of the volume and provides a brief overview of each chapter. One of the primary encompassing themes is that several current economic and political trends ... More


The World Trade System Today

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya

in The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035231
eISBN:
9780262337687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses on going trends in the world trade system. The landscape of the international trade system has undergone substantial change in recent decades. While many multilateral successes ... More


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