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. ...