International Trade and the Basel Convention

International Trade and the Basel Convention



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International Trade and the Basel Convention by Jonathan Krueger, Duncan Brack

The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal is a key environmental treaty. This report examines the development, effectiveness and future of the trade-restrictive provisions of the regime, including recent efforts to ban transfers of hazardous wastes from industrialized to developing countries, the compatibility of the trade restrictions and the WTO, the special concerns of developing countries, and the potential impact of the Basel Convention on trade in non-hazardous recyclable materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853836213
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/1998
Edition description: 1
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jonathan Krueger manages the Chemicals and Waste Management program at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

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