ISBN-10:
0521735912
ISBN-13:
9780521735919
Pub. Date:
02/28/2009
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Opening Markets for Trade in Services: Countries and Sectors in Bilateral and WTO Negotiations

Opening Markets for Trade in Services: Countries and Sectors in Bilateral and WTO Negotiations

by Juan A. Marchetti, Martin Roy, Roy Martin

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ISBN-13: 9780521735919
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2009
Pages: 784
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Juan A. Marchetti is a counsellor in the Trade in Services Division of the World Trade Organization.

Martin Roy is a counsellor in the Trade in Services Division of the World Trade Organization.

Table of Contents

Foreword Pascal Lamy; Summary and overview Juan A. Marchetti and Martin Roy; Part I. From Policy to Negotiations: 1. Services trade and growth Bernard Hoekman and Aaditya Mattoo; Part II. Multilateral and Bilateral Negotiations on Services: Overall Perspectives: 2. Services liberalization in the WTO and in preferential trade agreements Juan A. Marchetti and Martin Roy; 3. Preferential trade agreements in services: friends of foes of the multilateral trading system? Carsten Fink; Part III. Challenges, Issues and Opportunities in Services Sectors: 4. Telecommunications: Can trade agreements keep up with technology? L. Lee Tuthill and Laura B. Sherman; 5. Liberalization of cross-border trade in services: a developing country perspective Sumanta Chaudhuri and Suparna Karmakar; 6. Out of stock or just in time? Doha and liberalization of distribution services Martin Roy; 7. Air transport liberalization: a world apart Pierre Latrille; 8. Financial services liberalization in the WTO and preferential trade agreements Juan A. Marchetti; 9. Beyond the main screen: audiovisual services in PTAs Martin Roy; 10. Liberalization of postal and courier services: ready for delivery? Ruosi Zhang; 11. Liberalization of energy services: are PTAs more energetic than the GATS? Mireille Cossy; 12. Market access for government procurement of services: comparing recent PTAs with WTO achievements Robert D. Anderson and Anna Caroline Müller; 13. A warmer welcome? Access for natural persons under preferential trade agreements Antonia Carzaniga; Part IV. Country Experiences with Services Trade: 14. GATS plus or minus? Services commitments in comparative contexts for Colombia and Uruguay J. P. Singh; 15. Opening services markets at the regional level under the CAFTA-DR: the cases of Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic Maryse Robert and Sherry Stephenson; 16. Why isn't South Africa more pro-active in international services negotiations? Peter Draper, Nkululeko Khumalo and Matthew Stern; 17. Services liberalization in PTAs and the WTO: the experiences of India and Singapore Arpita Mukherjee; 18. The domestic dynamics of preferential services liberalization: the experience of Australia and Thailand Malcolm Bosworth and Ray Trewin; 19. The Chilean experience in services negotiations Sebastián Sáez; 20. Appendix: a readers' guide to basic GATS concepts and negotiations.

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