CE Marking, Product Standards and World Trade

CE Marking, Product Standards and World Trade

by David Hanson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843767732

ISBN-13: 9781843767732

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

"CE Marking, the European system of mandatory product safety standards, has created major obstacles for US exporters to the European Union (EU). CE Marking, Product standards and World Trade is one of the first books to analyze the nature and dynamics of this major non-tariff trade barrier. David Hanson looks at the patterns of EU decision-making through a functional…  See more details below

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"CE Marking, the European system of mandatory product safety standards, has created major obstacles for US exporters to the European Union (EU). CE Marking, Product standards and World Trade is one of the first books to analyze the nature and dynamics of this major non-tariff trade barrier. David Hanson looks at the patterns of EU decision-making through a functional comparative analysis with the US, and in the context of the institutional alliances and rivalries that shape outcomes." This comprehensive study will be of great interest to students and scholars of industrial economics and international business. Business people and policymakers will also find much of interest in this timely volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843767732
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Background to CE marking21
3A new approach to product regulation44
4From directives to standards65
5From notified bodies to surveillance authorities89
6The American system108
7Dueling standards127
8Building bridges150
9New directions170
10What can we learn from CE marking?198

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