The Bioterrorism Act of the USA and international food trade : evaluating WTO conformity and effects on bilateral imports

  • Bettina Rudloff
  • Published 2010


The September 11th event focused the world’s attention on the threat of bioterrorism on the food chain. As a consequence, the USA. implemented the Bioterrorism Act (BTA) containing new import requirements that can be classified as non-tariff barriers (NTBs). This paper analyses these NTBs by performing an assessment of WTO conformity and trade impact… (More)

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