Making Trade in Services Supportive of Development in Commonwealth Small and Low-Income Countries

Making Trade in Services Supportive of Development in Commonwealth Small and Low-Income Countries

by Patrick Macrory, Sherry Stephenson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849290708
Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication date: 01/28/2012
Series: Economic Paper Series , #93
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Patrick Macrory is an independent consultant based in Washington.Dr Sherry Stephenson is Deputy Director for Trade at the Organisation of the American States in Washington.

Table of Contents

Summary
1. Introduction: Definition of Special and Differential Treatment
2. SDT Commitments Provided to Developing Countries Under (i) the WTO GATS (ii) WTO DDA Offers Submitted so far on Services; and (iii) key North–South and South–South RTAs
3. Challenges Faced by Business Enterprises in Commonwealth Developing Countries for Maximising Export and Investment Opportunities Derived from SDT Arrangements
4. Suggested Pro-development Special and Differential Treatment Arrangements and Measures that could be Considered by Commonwealth Developing Countries Negotiating RTAs in Services
5. Methods That May Be Utilized to Assess the Impact of Services Trade Liberalisation on Domestic Vis-À-Vis Foreign Service Suppliers
6. Approaches to Advance SDT Treatment in the Multilateral Context

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