Dirty Exports and Environmental Regulation : Do Standards Matter to Trade ?

  title={Dirty Exports and Environmental Regulation : Do Standards Matter to Trade ?},
  author={John O. S. Wilson and Tsunehiro Otsuki and Mirvat Sewadeh},
Non-Technical Abstract: How to address the link between environmental regulation and trade was an important part of discussions at the Doha Ministerial of the World Trade Organization in November 2001. Trade ministers agreed to launch negotiations on trade and the environment, including clarification of WTO rules. This paper addresses an important part of the background context for deciding whether or how to link trade agreements to the environment, from a developing country perspective. We ask… CONTINUE READING


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