The Multilateral Trading System and Preferential Trade Agreements: Can the Negative Effects Be Minimized?

@article{Dieter2009TheMT,
  title={The Multilateral Trading System and Preferential Trade Agreements: Can the Negative Effects Be Minimized?},
  author={Heribert Dieter},
  journal={Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={393-408}
}
  • Heribert Dieter
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations
  • Preferential trade agreements pose a big challenge for the multilateral trading system. Throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century, their number has grown significantly. However, these agreements have a range of disadvantages compared with the multilateral regime, for example, in trade facilitation and in dispute settlement. Whereas it will be difficult to stop the further spreading of this wave of preferential agreements, attempts can be made to reduce the negative effects of… CONTINUE READING

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