Trade in International Transport Services : The Role of Competition

  title={Trade in International Transport Services : The Role of Competition},
  author={Joseph Francois Ian Wooton},
  • Joseph Francois Ian Wooton
  • Published 1999
We are concerned with trade in transport services (not cabotage but rather international shipping, transport, and related logistical services) and the importance of competition and market structure in the sector. We examine implications of liberalization for profits, trade, and national gains from trade. Though past GATS maritime negotiations involved the maritime nations, we also flag interests of consuming nations (particularly poorer developing countries). We further illustrate issues raised… CONTINUE READING
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