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A Handbook on the GATS Agreement

A Handbook on the GATS Agreement
A WTO Secretariat Publication

$142.00 (P)

    • Date Published: June 2005
    • availability: Available
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521850711

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    About the Authors
    • This handbook aims to provides a better understanding of GATS and the challenges and opportunities of the ongoing negotiations. For users who are familiar with the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), similarities and differences are pointed out where relevant. Likewise, for users who are familiar with the balance-of-payments definition of 'trade', departures from the Agreement's coverage are explained. Text boxes ('Food for Thought') are included to stimulate further thinking about the core concepts and implications of the Agreement.

      • Written by WTO specialists on the GATS
      • Unique handbook on GATS
      • Suitable for students as well as for specialists
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      Product details

      • Date Published: June 2005
      • format: Hardback
      • isbn: 9780521850711
      • length: 106 pages
      • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8 mm
      • weight: 0.32kg
      • availability: Available
    • Table of Contents

      Basic purpose and concepts
      Main building blocks: agreement, annexes, and schedules
      A closer look at domestic regulation
      How the GATS is administered
      Role and responsibilities of member governments
      The challenges ahead
      Preparing requests and offers
      Misconceptions about the GATS
      A.I Understanding your country's services trade
      A.II Relevant services statistics and classifications
      A.III General Agreement on Trade in Services.

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