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Making global trade work for people.

Author: United Nations Development Programme.
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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The world's trade regime is promoted by international agencies and most governments as the best way to lift the poor out of poverty and achieve sustainable development. Is this true? This reassessment looks in detail at the way it has worked under the GATT and how it can be improved.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Making global trade work for people.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2003
(OCoLC)646842386
Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Development Programme.
ISBN: 1853839817 9781853839818 1853839825 9781853839825
OCLC Number: 51235679
Description: xxxii, 341 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Overview: Making global trade work for people --
pt. 1. Trade for human development --
Ch. 1. Human development and trade --
Ch. 2. global trade regime --
Ch. 3. Towards a human development-oriented global trade regime --
Ch. 4. Reforms to the global governance of trade --
pt. 2. Agreements and issues --
Ch. 5. Agriculture --
Ch. 6. Commodities --
Ch. 7. Industrial tariffs --
Ch. 8. Textiles and clothing --
Ch. 9. Anti-dumping --
Ch. 10. Subsidies --
Ch. 11. Trade-Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights --
Ch. 12. Trade-Related Investment Measures and investment --
Ch. 13. General Agreement on Trade in Services --
Ch. 14. Competition policy --
Ch. 15. Transparency in government procurement --
Ch. 16. Trade facilitation --
Ch. 17. Standards --
Ch. 18. Trade and environmental policy --
Ch. 19. Strengthening capacities.

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