Multilateral Regulation of Trade and Investment


City of London, UK


The purpose of the chapter is to discuss the regulation of trade and investment at the international level. The focus of discussion lies on GATT/WTO and UNCTAD. In particular, the objective is to:

  • Discuss the basic principles of multilateral trade negotiations.
  • Acquaint the readers with the GATT and its various rounds prior to the Uruguay Round.
  • Delineate the broad features of, and major agreements concluded at, the Uruguay Round.
  • Present the main features of the WTO, in comparison to GATT, and the organisational structure and the functions of the WTO. ...

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