Essays Tagged: "GATT"

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), World Trade Organization (WTO) and Jordan's benefits in becoming a member

IntroductionGATT is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations, ... for over 90% of world trade, 550 secretariat staff, and headed by Mike Moore (director-general).The GATT began with good trading from 1947 to 1994, GATT was forum for negotiating lower customs duty ra ... as forum for negotiating lower customs duty rates and other trade barriers. Since 1995, the updated GATT has become the WTO's umbrella agreement for trade in goods. It has six basic functions to do fo ...

(6 pages) 280 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Overview of the WTO and the historical controversy surrounding the Seattle Riots. Touches on the future of the WTO.

rade disputes through peaceful negotiations; therefore, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was created in 1947. During the post-WW II period of expansion, the economies of western count ... gh which tried-and-true economic policies could be shared for the betterment of developing nations. GATT did not have the necessary power to effect economic changes in other countries. After a series ...

(9 pages) 152 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Outline the development of the World Trade Organisation and critically evaluate its role in the twenty first century.

the Uruguay Round negotiations. It is the successor to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) established in the wake of the Second World War. While the WTO is still young, the trading sys ... Second World War. While the WTO is still young, the trading system that was originally set up under GATT is already 55 years old. With 144 member countries, the WTO has six main functions: administeri ...

(5 pages) 213 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Antidumping Trade law or game law

s the "prima donna" of trade remedies permissible under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). (1)During the Uruguay Round (1986-1994) while the governments were busy broadening the scope ... GATT trade laws to cover services, investment, intellectual property, to strengthen the traditional GATT disciplines, and set up a World Trade Organisation (WTO) to manage multilateral trade in an inc ...

(72 pages) 732 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"A broad description/analsys of the WTO process until this day and the future of the WTO"

s for the WTO.The General Agreement on Tariffs and TradeThe general agreement on tariffs and trade (GATT) was formed after the secound world war in 1947. It was singed by 23 countries. This purpose of ... that were then in existence and had incresed since the war (Gillingham 2002).The main objectives of GATT included the elimination of quotas, the gradual reduction of tariffs, the elimination of non-ta ...

(8 pages) 190 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The WTO talks in Cancun

ade; while also policing trade violations (World Trade Organisation, 2003).The WTO developed out of GATT, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. GATT came into being after the 1944 Bretton Woods ... ident Harry Truman, after Congress withdrew form the International Trade Organisation or ITO talks. GATT became the primary organisation responsible for the liberalization of trade in 1948. (World Tra ...

(7 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Emerging Markets and Regions Paper

ee-trade region. There are ten free-trade regions under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). Included are regions such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the European Un ... thening the foundations and promoting regional peace.References:The Ten Regions of Free Trade Under GATT, 1995. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 27, 2004, at www.mazzaroth.com.The Official Web ...

(5 pages) 189 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What Do You Think of The World's Economy?

Fund. Some nations developed and helped aid in solving crisis, others got involve with trade using GATT or General Agreement on Tariffs and Taxation. With the good there is bad. While some nations ha ... a national debts, sometimes losing the ultimate price.The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or GATT, is a multilateral treaty that aims to promote trade among its members in manufactured and agri ...

(6 pages) 55 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The WTO role in the Australia and US free trade agreement

nisation (WTO) came of age in 1995 and was successor to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that was established in the wake of the Second World War. The WTO was founded on the principle ... ding system. The system was developed through a series of trade negotiations, or rounds, held under GATT. Initial negotiations dealt mainly with tariff reductions but later included other areas such a ...

(8 pages) 85 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Les dimensions clefs de la firme multinationale

grave;bre plan Marshall. Ce mouvement d'échanges, encouragé par la création du GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) en 1947, n'a cessé de s'intensifier depuis. Ain ...

(20 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

WTO and China

its trading system is half a century older. Since 1948, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) had provided the rules for the system. (The second WTO ministerial meeting, held in Geneva in ... ement to give birth to an unofficial, de facto international organization, also known informally as GATT. Over the years GATT evolved through several rounds of negotiations. The last and largest GATT ...

(15 pages) 220 0 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

NV Philips Case Study.

ance. From the 1960's onward, a number of significant changes took place. Due to the efforts of the GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade barriers fell worldwide. There have been many attempts a ...

(5 pages) 131 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Antidumping Legislation: Fair Trade of Protectionism.

ion was threatened by foreign companies. "Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), formulated in 1947, describes antidumping rules and procedures."According to the article VI o ... formulated in 1947, describes antidumping rules and procedures."According to the article VI of the GATT, dumping involves the following:-The export price of a product is lower than its normal value;- ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

WTO contributions, dilemmas, and controversies.

d Trade Organization was established in 1995 to replace the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The purpose of the organization is to lower tariffs and non-tariff barriers so as to increase ... Richard H. Steinberg, 'In the Shadow of Law or Power Consensus-Based Bargaining and Outcomes in the GATT/WTO', 56 International Organization (2002) 339-74.6. The Like Minded Group of 15 developing cou ...

(8 pages) 120 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The World and Globalization.

chnology. In 1995 under the Uruguay Round Agreements of the General Agreement of Trade and Tariffs, GATT, the World Trade Organization, also known as the WTO, was created, an organization which is mem ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

International marketing: US Cigarette Exporters Association Entry into Thailand

ssure, caused the USTR to refer the section 301 case to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).The GATT encourages open markets by limiting the extent to which members direct trade through ... perating to protect domestic goods, such as bans on the internal sale of imported products.However, GATT prohibitions on trade restrictions are not applied without exception. GATT Article XX recognize ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

WTO and Reform proposals

994, when contradicting earlier gloomy forecasts, the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations under the GATT ended not only with considerable progress in strengthening the international trading system, bu ... ious problems of participation - direct and indirect for developing countries.Since the founding of GATT, developing countries have never been in an important numerical minority. Eleven of the origina ...

(11 pages) 59 0 3.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Purchasing With Italy

ness: (Tradepartners UK) · Worlds seventh largest economy · Member of GATT/WTO · Part of the European Union · Member of the G8 group of indu ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cuestionario de Globalización

tes expuesto. Entre estas instituciones se encuentra “General Agreetment on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), su sucesora “World Trade Organization (WTO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), su herma ...

(4 pages) 2395 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Regional Trade Arrangements

political and cultural relationship among member countries.The free trade agreement is provided by GATT (The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) article 24 of general agreements regarding customs ... ves but according to different approaches creates inevitably some tension in this relationship. The GATT and now the WTO have seen over the years a gradual erosion of the MFN (Most Favored Nation) pri ...

(22 pages) 97 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics