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Dictionary of Trade Policy Terms
5th Edition

This is an accessible guide to the vocabulary used in trade negotiations. It explains about 2,500 terms and concepts in simple language.

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Its main emphasis is on the multilateral trading system represented by the agreements under the World Trade Organization. This dictionary allocates generous space to the vocabulary associated with such agreements. It offers clear explanations, for example, of the concepts used in the administration of preferential rules of origin. Additional areas covered include emerging trade issues and issues based particularly on developing-country concerns. Most entries have cross-references to other entries, to see the material in a broader context. It covers the spread of free-trade agreements, allowing readers to follow the latest developments and contains useful summaries of major topics and events, enabling readers to get a quick snapshot of an issue.

Published in 2007

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