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Tokyo round of multilateral trade negotiations

Joan E. Twiggs

Tokyo round of multilateral trade negotiations

a case study in building domestic support for diplomacy

by Joan E. Twiggs

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Published by Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University, University Press of America in Washington, D.C, Lanham, [Md.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Foreign trade regulation.,
    • Tariff -- Law and legislation.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 127-131.

      StatementJoan E. Twiggs ; foreword by Robert S. Strauss.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsK4603 1973 .T95 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 131 p. ;
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2730671M
      ISBN 100819157767, 0819157775
      LC Control Number86024738

      In an unusual step, the GATT secretariat has published a most useful history of the Tokyo Round when it is barely over. Issues are explained, approaches and the sequence of events recounted and positions described (though not always who took them). The results are given in some detail with statistics on some of the most important tariff reductions. negotiations of a general harmonization tariff-cutting formula similar to that used in the Tokyo Round, but without excluding supplementary negotiations based on a request-and-offer procedure. The advantages of this approach, notably its potential for a wider coverage of world trade - and the disadvantages of the request-and-offer procedure -.

      Most of the WTO’s agreements were the outcome of the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations. Some, including GATT , were revisions of texts that previously existed under GATT as multilateral or plurilateral agreements. Some, such as GATS, were new. The full package of multilateral Uruguay Round agreements is called the round’s Final Act. pressure on Tokyo Round negotiators. World trade grew sharply in the period immediately following the Kennedy Round. This influenced the attitudes of both exporting and import-competing interests, and paradoxically encouraged both to support a new round of multilateral negotiations. For the latter, rising trade increased pressures in domestic.

        He was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (–83) and an official of the US Treasury Department (–82) in international trade and energy policy. During the Tokyo Round of multilateral trade negotiations, he was a member of the US delegation that negotiated the GATT Subsidies Code. Unlike the Tokyo Round of multilateral trade negotiations, the Uruguay Round addressed the issues of intellectual property protection, trade .


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