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Research handbook on the WTO and technical barriers to trade, edited by Tracey Epps, Michael J. Trebilcock

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Research handbook on the WTO and technical barriers to trade, edited by Tracey Epps, Michael J. Trebilcock
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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chartsillustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Research handbook on the WTO and technical barriers to trade
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Oclc number
865331464
Responsibility statement
edited by Tracey Epps, Michael J. Trebilcock
Series statement
Research Handbooks on the WTO Series
Summary
A relatively new frontier for legal and policy analysis, technical barriers to trade (TBT's) have become more common as traditional border barriers have been reduced. This comprehensive Handbook comprises original essays by eminent trade scholars exploring the implications of the WTO's TBT Agreement. The TBT Agreement imposes disciplines on the manner in which WTO member countries adopt and maintain technical measures, recognizing the importance of such measures to advance legitimate domestic policy goals such as health, safety and environmental objectives, but also the potential for technical
Table Of Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; 1. Introduction; 2. The TBT Agreement in context; 3. Conformity assessment procedures; 4. Transparency obligations under the TBT Agreement; 5. Standard of review in TBT cases; 6. Moving out of the shadows: Bringing transparency to standards and regulations in the WTO's TBT Committee; 7. International standards; 8. Mutual Recognition Agreements and Equivalence Agreements; 9. The limits of PTAs: WTO legalr estrictions on the use of WTO-plus technical regulations in PTAs; 10. The TBT Agreement and developing countries11. Contemporary problems of climate change and the TBT Agreement: Moving beyond eco-labelling12. The REACH Regulation and the TBT Agreement: The role of the TBT Committee in regulatory processes; 13. Consumer information, consumer preferences and product labels under the TBT Agreement; 14. The TBT Agreement and private standards; 15. Technical barriers to trade in information and communication technologies; 16. Conclusion; Index
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