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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


The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Richard Pomfret

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Regional trading arrangements have been a recurring, and often challenging, feature of the global trading system established after 1945. This book analyses the economic, historical, and political ... More


Regionalism in Services Trade

Aaditya Mattoo and Pierre Sauvé

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the recent wave of regional trade agreements (RTAs), to assess the benefits and costs of alternative approaches and identify the policy choices developing countries will face in ... More


The Political Economy of the Anglosphere: Geography Trumps History

John Ravenhill and Jefferson Huebner

in The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266618
eISBN:
9780191896064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Economic integration among Anglosphere economies peaked during the period from 1870 to 1960. Maintenance of Imperial Preferences and the Sterling Area ensured that Britain remained the dominant ... More


Consequences for the International Trading System

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Examines the systemic effects of RTAs on the global economy. Discusses why RTAs tend to proliferate as well as why the multilateral trading system's basis in non‐discriminatory trade policies is ... More


Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Kaoru Sugihara (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This book argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and money ... More


The New Regionalism

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Analyses the new regionalism that emerged in the mid‐1980s. By downplaying the significance of trade diversion and emphasizing scale‐based and pro‐competitive benefits of integration, the new ... More


Numbers and Geography

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Deals with the fundamental question of what should be the unit of analysis in trade theory, which has been driven in part by difficulty in determining the analytical status of the EU; is intra‐EU ... More


China and the Multilateral Trading System

Robert Z. Lawrence

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the implications of China's emergence for the global trading system. It asks whether China's bilateral and regional initiatives might undermine the multilateral trading order ... More


Other Free Trade Areas and Customs Unions

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Other free trade areas and customs unions have been less intensively studied than the EU or NAFTA. RTAs among developing countries have not had a great impact, often because paper agreements were not ... More


Why Do Discriminatory Trading Arrangements Exist?

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Addresses the question of why RTAs exist. Section 1 lists four proximate explanations on the basis of the immediate consequences of RTAs. Section 2 draws on the political economy of trade barriers ... More


Regional Trade Agreements and Domestic Regulation: What Reach for ‘Other Restrictive Regulations of Commerce’?

James H. Mathis

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the internal provisions of Article XXIV of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) or the requirement for regional members to eliminate ‘other restrictive regulations ... More


INVESTMENT RULES IN REGIONAL INTEGRATION AGREEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA: THE CASE OF THE ANDEAN PACT/ANDEAN COMMUNITY

Waldemar Hummer

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on the approach of the Andean States to the treatment of foreign investment capital, which underwent a fundamental change in the course of time. A common regime for the treatment ... More


Introduction

Lorand Bartels and Federico Ortino

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the legal aspects of regional trade agreements (RTA) and the role of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in RTA. This book ... More


Global Issues

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Section 1 of this chapter investigates whether RTAs have led to increased regionalization of world trade. Section 2 reports on studies using CGE models to identify gainers and losers from the spread ... More


North America

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Deals with empirical work on North American regional trading arrangements. Section 1 reports estimates of the impact of a free trade area between the USA and Canada. This literature was innovative in ... More


The Abolition of Antidumping Measures in the EU: An Example and Inspiration for the TTIP

Jonas Kasteng

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya (eds)

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/9780262035231.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The European Union (EU) is one of the main users of the antidumping instrument. The EU is also a unique example of a regional trade agreement that has abolished the use of antidumping measures in ... More


Economic Analysis of Regional Trade Agreements

Viet D. Do and William Watson

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the results of economic analyses of regional trade agreements (RTA). The recent proliferation of RTA poses a number of interesting and difficult questions for economists. These ... More


Constitutional Functions of the WTO and Regional Trade Agreements

Thomas Cottier and Marina Foltea

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the guiding principles of the World Trade Organization (WTO) with respect to regional trade agreements (RTA). It discusses the economic and political reasons behind RTA and ... More


Why Do Countries Seek Regional Trade Agreements?

John Whalley

in The Regionalization of the World Economy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226259956
eISBN:
9780226260228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260228.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter argues that a wide range of considerations arise when countries seek to negotiate regional trade agreements. Some see trade agreements as providing underpinnings to strategic alliances, ... More


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