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Tokyo Round and the developing countries

Bela Balassa

Tokyo Round and the developing countries

by Bela Balassa

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracting Parties to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.,
  • Underdeveloped areas -- Commerce.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Bela Balassa.
    SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- no. 370
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1413
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40, 2 leaves ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21818158M

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Tokyo Round and the developing countries by Bela Balassa Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Tokyo Round concluded in April The Tokyo Round was held to be "the most comprehensive of all the seven rounds of negotiations held within the GATT since its founding in " One novelty was that it covered bovine meat and dairy products.

The agricultural sector was a focus. Developing countries were given more say in this round than. THE TOKYO ROUND AND THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Introduction The seventh, or Tokyo'.

Round of GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs And Trade) negotiations over the institutional arrangements governing world trade has been in intermittent session since September The following agreements were negotiated during the Tokyo Round of GATT negotiations.

Most of these agreements were superseded by new agreements negotiated during the Uruguay Round. Documents are all PDF files. To view them, you will need the free Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded from Adobe.

This paper reviews the seventh, or ‘Tokyo', Round of GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) negotiations over the institutional arrangements governing world trade. The paper questions the extent to which less developed countries (LDCs) with an interest in substantially increasing their exports of manufactured goods will reciprocate tariff and NTB (non tariff.

Other articles where Tokyo Round is discussed: international trade: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: came to be called the Tokyo Round, concluding in with the adoption of a series of tariff reductions to be implemented generally over an eight-year period beginning in Further progress was also made in dealing with nontariff issues.

developing countries have of the current WTO bargain, which is described in A Principled History 1 10 9/17/09 AM Page. The Tokyo round of multilateral trade negotiations: results and implications (English) Abstract.

This paper: (a) provides background information to the Tokyo Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations; (b) describes and summarizes its results; (c) looks at the response of developing countries to the outcomes; and (d) assesses the implications for the Author: Ria Kemper.

Get this from a library. Econometrics in the service of economic interests: on the validity of the UNCTAD calculations of the trade effects of the Tokyo. Walter, "Tokyo Round Tariff Concessions and Exports from Developing Countries," Trade and Development, 1, 2, Autumnpp.

The trade effects of the U.S. generalized system of preferences Most participants in the Tokyo Round negotiations saw the texts of these codes for the first time at the TNC meeting that was called to draw up the Proces. John Whalley describes and uses a numerical general equilibrium model of world trade to explore issues in the area of trade liberalization among major world trading areas-the European Economic Community, the United States, Japan, and developing countries.

His book is unique both in using this framework to analyze world trading patterns, and in. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is a legal agreement between many countries, whose overall purpose was to promote international trade by reducing or eliminating trade barriers such as tariffs or ing to its preamble, its purpose was the "substantial reduction of tariffs and other trade barriers and the elimination of preferences, on a reciprocal Location: Geneva, Geneva Canton, Switzerland.

The Tokyo Round lasted from towith countries participating. It continued GATT’s efforts to progressively reduce tariffs. The results included an average one-third cut in customs duties in the world’s nine major industrial markets, bringing the average tariff on industrial products down to %.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary In this work, T.N. Srinivasan evaluates the interaction between developing countries and the multilateral trading system since World War II and describes the achievements and failures of the Uruguay Round of the Multilateral Trade Negotiations in that context.

Trade liberalisation in developed countries and developing country interests. 19 Trade negotiations between the developed countries and the newly- manufactured goods imported from the developing countries, post-Tokyo round tariffs on such goods remain somewhat higher than the overall average.

The relevantFile Size: KB. centred on the contention that developing countries were largely excluded from decision-making. The Tokyo Round was negotiated in what Winham ( 55) characterized as a “pyramidal process” in which “agreements were usually initiated between the principal players.

International direct investment and the new economic environment: the Tokyo Round Table. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.;] International direct investment in developing countries -- Debt problems and the growing importance of direct investment.

Challenges Facing the World Trade Organization ers by developing countries with new WTO rules that commit developed countries to maintain their open markets (along with partial reforms of 74 were members by the end of the Kennedy Round in84 by the end of the TokyoFile Size: KB.

NAFTA and Climate Change. and ideas to develop practical channels for transferring technical and financial assistance from developed to developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and further economic development.

in international trade and energy policy. During the Tokyo Round of multilateral trade negotiations, he was a. Part 2 The role of impact of the developing countries in international trade: preferentials vs MFN tariff liberalization - effects of the Tokyo round on LDC imports, e-- safeguards and the developing countries' interests in the Uruguay round, ek-- a cost-benefit analysis of debt-equity swaps, -- the developing.

The energy consumed by Tokyo is the same as that used by the Nordic countries, and much of Tokyo’s energy depends on sources overseas. in this book that was so popular by William Gibson. With additional effort by the G countries, WTO countries can put together a Doha package that is both ambitious and balanced between the interests of developed and developing countries.

The study finds that following these recommendations can lead to a world GDP gain of almost $ billion a year.The Uruguay Round was the 8th round of multilateral trade negotiations (MTN) conducted within the framework of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), spanning from to and embracing countries as "contracting parties".

The Round led to the creation of the World Trade Organization, with GATT remaining as an integral part of the WTO agreements.In general, the developing countries did not participate very actively in the Tokyo Round which they viewed with great misgivings.

In the area of tariffs, they had hoped to obtain deep cuts on most-favoured nation (MFN) tariff rates while at the same time preserving preferential margins for products covered by the Generalized System of Cited by: