Questions tagged [wto]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
6 views

If a Spanish flagged fishing boat lands its catch in Thailand, does it appear as export in trade statistics?

I am trying to reconcile some data on the UN Comtrade regarding fresh and frozen fish exports. If a vessel with a Spanish flag (or Spanish owner, or both) operating out of Bangkok returns to port ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
16 views

Why agricultural subsidies were targeted in 1991 Indian Economic Liberalization

In the book Half - Lion: How P.V Narasimha Rao Transformed India, the author mentions that one of the contentious reforms for 1992 were agricultural subsidy reforms. I don't understand how is this ...
user avatar
  • 113
0 votes
1 answer
30 views

Does the WTO monitor the trade of players in association football? Could they?

So I understand the WTO is able to settle trade disputes. If the German Bundesliga said English players had a 1% luxury fee that went towards operation costs (A \$100,000 transfer would cost \$101,000,...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
266 views

What is market economy status?

After reading several articles on China losing WTO dispute against EU for market economy status, I could not understand what is the market economy status in this case? One such newspaper article is ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
20 views

In practice, are retaliatory tariffs the first step (or among the first steps) in the WTO dispute resolution process?

In theory, retaliatory tariffs probably aren't first step in the WTO dispute resolution process. Instead, the dispute is supposed to go through consultations, which take some 6.6-months on average, ...
user avatar
  • 3,728
2 votes
0 answers
14 views

Are there agreements in place between the EU and the US to facilitate trade in services?

What agreements are in place between the EU and the US to facilitate trade in services?
user avatar
  • 561
1 vote
1 answer
22 views

Are tariffs ever levied on services and does MFN apply?

I am interested in tariffs on services. Are tariffs ever levied on services and do most-favoured nation rules apply as they do with goods?
user avatar
  • 561
2 votes
1 answer
36 views

What are some of the barriers to trading services?

As I understand it countries negotiate free trade agreements in services using the WTO GATS. But what are some of the barriers to the transnational exchange of services that an FTA would seek to ...
user avatar
  • 561