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Trade in Goods: The GATT and the Other Agreements Regulating Trade in Goods

Petros Mavroidis


This book analyses the establishment and operation of international agreements regulating trade in goods, focusing on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The book outlines the history of the international trading system from the creation of the first GATT agreement in 1947 to the establishment of the World Trade Organization in 1994. The major substantive provisions of the GATT are then analysed alongside the other foundational trade agreements of the WTO, clarifying the economic rationale for the current legal framework. Throughout the book, it is maintained that the agreements ... More

Keywords: trade in goods, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, GATT, World Trade Organization, WTO, trade agreements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199552139
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552139.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Petros Mavroidis, author
Edwin B. Parker Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, New York, and Professor of Law at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland