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Developing Nigeria"s defensive and offensive agenda in the WTO negotiations on trade in services

University of Ibadan Trade Policy Research and Training Progamme

Developing Nigeria"s defensive and offensive agenda in the WTO negotiations on trade in services

potential for services sector investment in Nigeria and other countries : a Draft Final Report Submitted to the National Planning Commission (NPC), Abuja

by University of Ibadan Trade Policy Research and Training Progamme

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Published by Departmenet of Economics in University of Ibadan, Abuja, [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Government policy,
  • Foreign Investments

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDeveloping Nigeria"s defensive and offensive agenda in the World Trade Organization negotiations on trade in services
    StatementTrade Policy Research and Training Programme (TPRTP)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG5881.A3 U55 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25366494M
    LC Control Number2011478694

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has had difficulty setting a development agenda and delivering aid packages to poor countries at recent Doha trade talks. In this article, Ruth Bergan of the Trade Justice Movement argues that a “serious and democratic debate on the purpose and powers of the WTO is long overdue.”. The Trade Facilitation Agreement is the first multilateral treaty adopted in the WTO since the organization was created. This book looks at how the Agreement is .

    Though WTO members finally managed to agree on the Trade Facilitation Agreement in Bali in , the remaining issues on the Doha Development Agenda remained in limbo. At the time of the Cancún meeting the United States of America had signed six free Mega-regional trade agreements: a threat for developing countries and the WTO? Negotiating free-trade agreements: a guide i Negotiating free-trade services in Article V of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The text of these articles is reproduced in appendixes 1 and result will be a further set of negotiations under the WTO Size: KB.

    What does the negotiation on Services seek to achieve at the WTO? Services first came under the rules of the world trading system in when the WTO came into effect. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) sets out rules governing international trade in practically all services. The negotiations on services had three main. Center for Global Development Massachusetts Ave. NW, Third Floor, Washington, D.C. a.m.– p.m. The Center for Global Development and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will present the seminar "Coping with Trade Reforms: A Developing-Country Perspective on the WTO Industrial Tariff Negotiations.".


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Developing Nigeria"s defensive and offensive agenda in the WTO negotiations on trade in services by University of Ibadan Trade Policy Research and Training Progamme Download PDF EPUB FB2

WTO members continue discussions on advancing negotiations to achieve a higher level of market opening, as mandated in Article XIX of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).

These talks began in under the original mandate contained in the GATS and became part of the Doha Round at the Doha Ministerial Conference.

The Trade Negotiations Committee (TNC) operates under the authority of the General Council. It was set up by the Doha Declaration, which in turn assigned it to create subsidiary negotiating bodies to handle individual negotiating subjects.

The. The stakes were high in the financial services negotiations that were completed in December at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The developing countries were eager to. The Current Negotiations in the WTO: Options, Opportunities and Risks for Developing Countries The ongoing negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are a chance for developing countries to tackle the imbalances in existing WTO rules which have denied them a fair share of the benefits of international by: 6.

Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations. likes. Government Organization5/5. WTO Trade Facilitation Negotiations Support Guide INTRODUCTION This Procedural Guide is intended to assist developing and least-developed WTO Members to establish effective mechanisms to actively participate in the current WTO negotiations on trade facilitation.

Many of the issues on the trade facilitation agenda are complex and highly technicalFile Size: KB. WTO trade negotiations: Doha Development Agenda. The economic benefits. The EU is the largest trading bloc worldwide and therefore stands to gain from improving the global trading environment.

It exported goods and services worth € trillion in (equivalent to % of EU's GDP) and imported € trillion. fisheries subsidies), trade facilitation, trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (TRIPS), environmental goods and services, and development (mainly comprising revision of Special and Differential Treatment provisions across WTO agreements).

Furthermore, negotiations to update rules governing WTO. ADVANCING THE WTO AGENDA 7 CRITICAL MOMENT FOR WTO TALKS The 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO), held in Bali in Decemberwas a qualified success.

The meeting produced the first multilateral accord since the WTO was established inthe landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), plus nine other accords. Developing Countries and a New Round of WTO Negotiations Article (PDF Available) in The World Bank Research Observer 17(1) February with Reads How we.

The past weeks have seen WTO negotiators engage in intensive debate on how and whether to advance with an outcome on domestic regulation in services in time for the organisation’s eleventh ministerial conference (MC11), slated for December in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A group of 25 WTO members, led by Australia and the European Union, recently circulated a. Trade negotiations, trade rules and liberalisation commitments.

These all affect businesses operating in international markets. It is crucial for companies and trade support institutions to understand the processes, rules and commercial implications so that they may influence the decisions. Information. WTO Trade Negotiations Committee Agrees on Procedures for Trade Talks.

The WTO Trade Negotiations Committee (TNC) -- the body charged with the overall conduct of the new round of free trade talks launched in Doha, Qatar, in November (see BRIDGES Trade BioRes, 22 November ) -- met on 1 February following last-minute convergence among WTO.

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other items on the WTO’s so-called built-in agenda, including services and TRIPS) should be bundled into a wider, relaunched Millenium Round of trade negotiations. Although discussions on a wider round have continued since the abortive attempt to launch a Millenium Round in Seattle in Novemberthere is as yet no agreement.

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HF W67 C This publication is printed on recycled Size: 1MB. WTO Negotiations on Trade Facilitation: Development Perspectives. The following is a report that has drawn upon discussions at two Expert Group Meetings held in on the Multilateral Trading System organised by the South Centre in the preparation of the WTO’s 9 th Ministerial Conference in Bali in December This report relates to the negotiations on a Trade.

GENERAL FEATURES: TRADE IN SERVICES 1) Main technical and political features of the issue from the developing and transition economies’ perspective 2) Existing multilateral disciplines B.

IMPORTANT ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED BY POLICY MAKERS AND TRADE NEGOTIATORS 1) Issues for the WTO “built-in agenda” trade negotiations 2) Key concepts. Trade Organisation (WTO) as Chair of the Trade Negotiations Committee (TNC).

The departure point of this paper is that the character of the position of the TNC Chairperson lends itself to a mediating role, a crucial feature that is often under-estimated. The paper looks at the precise features of the multilateral trade negotiations that qualify. trade reform WTO TRADE NEGOTIATIONS principles and politics affecting agriculture Ivan Roberts, Roneel Nair and Andrew Jacenko • It is very important that a good result is achieved in the Doha Round as it will provide rules for world trade including for agriculture for more than a decade.

Genuine and substan-File Size: 1MB. Trade in Services Division World Trade Organization Where are we in the WTO Services Negotiations? History of Post-UR negotiations Maritime 2 GATS Financial Mode 4 Telecom Rule making Art. VI,X, XIII & XV Art.

XIX Mandate Doha Development Agenda. DDA: Negotiating issues.The World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) – an Introduction At all events, the main objective of the new negotiations will be to take the liberalisation process further, by extending national commitments over a broader range of service sectors and by removing limitations from existing Size: 20KB.Description Regional Advanced Trade Negotiations Simulation Skills Course for African Countries - English - The Negotiating Skills Training is designed to provide participants with skills and knowledge concerning appropriate strategies and tactics for the conduct of negotiations, as well as techniques of systematic decision analysis for monitoring and managing the negotiating Reporting Agency: World Trade Organization (WTO).