The Legal Texts: The Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations
Cambridge University Press
World Trade Organization
Publication Date :
1 Jan 1999
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.