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This is from a new paper by Tania Voon:
... Discrimination and trade-restrictiveness are two distinct concepts that, while overlapping, should not be conflated. A non-discriminatory internal measure is unlikely to restrict trade, because it is unlikely to reduce the competitive opportunities of imported products vis Ă vis
This is from a paper by Tomer:
considering anti-dumping as an expression of global governance may seem to promise a breath of fresh air. Might governments actually be pursuing some deeper - or loftier - regulatory agendas that could somehow be understood as a form of benign global administration, albeit ...
Many of you will have seen Alan Beattie's piece on one of the FT blogs suggesting that what happened last week isn't a victory but disguises a defeat, and that the TFA is really trivial.http://on.ft.com/1BQqAB1 I'm guest blogging this week at Opinio Juris, and so I posted this response to ...
This is from the panel request in DS429:
Because the United States has acted in the manner just described, Viet Nam considers the proceedings to be inconsistent, as such and as applied on a continued and ongoing basis, with certain WTO obligations. Viet Nam considers these actions to be ...
The recent â€śAsian Economic Integration Monitorâ€ť (November 2014) published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) calls for â€śunilateral multilateralizationâ€ť of various trade preferences from preexisting FTAs. Obviously, this will be a nirvana to most global businesses traversing global value chains, if it ever transpires. Then, they could avoid enormous ...
The European Commission and the Germans have met on ISDS, and see a way forward for CETA:
Only small changes can be made to an investment protection clause in a trade pact between Canada and the European Union, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia MalmstrĂ¶m said on Monday (10 November).
Call for papers:
TDM Special Issue on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the
European Union and Canada (CETA)
Herfried WĂ¶ss, Fabien GĂ©linas, Andrea Bjorklund, and John Gaffney will be editing a TDM Special Issue on the ...
From CBC news:
The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes.
Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "deal with the realities of ...
India's blockage of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, even after having won a hard-fought battle for a peace clause on food security at Bali, has not only threatened further progress toward renewing the World Trade Organization; it is also a story replete with political posturing on many sides, tendentious readings ...