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Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System$
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Lorand Bartels and Federico Ortino

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199206995

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.001.0001

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Sustainable Development in Regional Trade Agreements

Sustainable Development in Regional Trade Agreements

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(p.313) 13 Sustainable Development in Regional Trade Agreements
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Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System
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Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0014

This chapter examines the potential of regional trade agreements (RTA) to encourage sustainable development. It suggests that the explicit recognition of the objective of sustainable development in the preamble to a trade agreement has relevance in trade law, and can be used to interpret trade measures, shedding light, in particular, on the meaning of exceptions and other aspects of a trade agreement. It discusses several mechanisms for ensuring that trade agreements will promote sustainable developments that are currently being tested in the Americas.

Keywords:   regional trade agreements, sustainable development, trade law, economic development, exceptions

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