The Uruguay Round and Developing Countries

An Assessment

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This study provides an overall assessment of the implications of the Uruguay Round for a broad crosssection of developing Commonwealth countries. It also makes recommendations on policy options open to them. It is hoped that the study will provide a good basis for member governments in assessing the policy implications of the impending changes in the international trading system in the context of their economies, and in formulating appropriate responses.



Erosion of Preferential Access and Changes In Special and Differential (S and D) Status

GATT 1947 is built upon a series of disciplines, rights and obligations. As one would expect, it also contains exceptions and exclusions to the basic disciplines. In general these are specific to particular economic circumstances.


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