Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Case Studies

Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Case Studies

by Simon Lester
     
 

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The stalling of the Doha Development Round trade negotiations has resulted in bilateral and regional free trade agreements becoming an important alternative. These agreements have proliferated in recent years, and now all of the major trading countries are engaging in serious bilateral trade negotiations with multiple trading partners. This second edition provides a

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The stalling of the Doha Development Round trade negotiations has resulted in bilateral and regional free trade agreements becoming an important alternative. These agreements have proliferated in recent years, and now all of the major trading countries are engaging in serious bilateral trade negotiations with multiple trading partners. This second edition provides a new collection of case studies illustrating the latest trends and innovations in bilateral and regional trade agreements (BRTAs). The selected BRTAs represent a good sampling of regional variation and cover the most important substantive issues. Authored by leading scholars and practitioners, each case study offers comprehensive analysis of the featured BRTA, and the format allows for quick comparisons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521878289
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements Series
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Simon Lester is President of worldtradelaw.net and a trade policy analyst with the Cato Institute's Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies.

Bryan Mercurio is Professor and Vice Chancellor's Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Lorand Bartels is a University Senior Lecturer in Law and a Fellow of Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge.

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