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Implementation of Uruguay Round commitments : the development challenge

Author: J M Finger; Philip Schuler; World Bank. Development Research Group. Trade.
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, Development Research Group, Trade, [1999]
Series: Policy research working papers, 2215.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the Uruguay Round, developing countries took on obligations not only to reduce trade barriers but also to undertake significant reforms of regulations and trade procedures. The Round did not, however, take into account the cost of implementing these reforms -- a full year's development budget for many of the least developed countries -- nor did it ask whether the money might be more productive in other  Read more...
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Finger, J.M.
Implementation of Uruguay Round commitments.
Washington, DC : World Bank, Development Research Group, Trade, [1999]
(OCoLC)647660567
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Finger; Philip Schuler; World Bank. Development Research Group. Trade.
OCLC Number: 42894582
Notes: "October 1999"--Cover.
Description: 54 pages ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Policy research working papers, 2215.
Responsibility: by J. Michael Finger and Philip Schuler.

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At the Uruguay Round, developing countries took on obligations not only to reduce trade barriers but also to undertake significant reforms of regulations and trade procedures. The Round did not, however, take into account the cost of implementing these reforms -- a full year's development budget for many of the least developed countries -- nor did it ask whether the money might be more productive in other development uses.

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