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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Overlaps and Conflicts of Jurisdiction between the World Trade Organization and Regional Trade Agreements

Kyung Kwak and Gabrielle Marceau

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/9780199206995.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the jurisdictional conflicts and overlaps between the World Trade Organization (WTO) and regional trade agreements (RTA). It analyses the horizontal allocation of judicial ... 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


Competition Law and Regional Trade Agreements: An Overview

Melaku Geboye Desta and Naomi Julia Barnes

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/9780199206995.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents an overview of the application of competition law in regional trade agreements (RTA). It explains that competition law became a common element of bilateral and regional trade ... More


Sustainable Development in Regional Trade Agreements

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

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/9780199206995.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the potential of regional trade agreements (RTA) to encourage sustainable development. It suggests that the explicit recognition of the objective of sustainable development in ... More


Services Liberalization in Regional Trade Agreements: Lessons for GATS ‘Unfinished Business’?

Markus Krajewski

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/9780199206995.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines regional and multilateral liberalization of services in regional trade agreements (RTA). It explores four specific elements of services agreement including domestic regulation, ... More


Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Lorand Bartels and Federico Ortino (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is concerned with the legal aspects of regional trade agreements — free trade agreements and customs unions. There are currently around 300 regional trade agreements, and these continue to ... More


The WTO and Regional Trade Agreements as Competing Fora for Constitutional Reforms: Trade and Human Rights

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann

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/9780199206995.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines trade and human rights issues in relation to the view that regional trade agreements (RTA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) are competing fora for constitutional reforms. ... More


The Political Economy of Regional Trade Agreements

Chad Damro

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/9780199206995.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the current state and the political and economic aspects of regional trade agreements (RTA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). It supports that notion that RTA can ... More


Regional vs. Multilateral Trade Liberalization

Kent Jones

in Reconstructing the World Trade Organization for the 21st Century: An Institutional Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199366040
eISBN:
9780199366071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366040.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The number of regional trade agreements (RTAs) has grown sharply in recent years, and they are the main alternative to World Trade Organization (WTO) trade agreements. RTAs are inherently ... More


Sociological Theories: Regional and Global Trade Agreements

Moshe Hirsch

in Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199688111
eISBN:
9780191767456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688111.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 2 analyses the long-standing debate in international trade law regarding regional trade agreements (RTAs) from three major theoretical perspectives in sociological literature. The ... More


Reconsidering Special and Differential Treatment in the Global Context

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents findings regarding special and differential treatment and the adjudication of development principally in international economic law, bringing to light creative approaches to ... More


Reconstructing the World Trade Organization for the 21st Century: An Institutional Approach

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199366040
eISBN:
9780199366071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366040.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book examines the difficulties of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in completing multilateral trade negotiations and possible ways to improve the situation. The problem lies in the ... More


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