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    If not this World Trade Organisation, then what?

    Macmillan, Fiona (2004) If not this World Trade Organisation, then what? International Company and Commercial Law Review 15 (3), pp. 75-83. ISSN 0958-5214.


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    Reviews the criticisms made of the World Trade Organisation's negotiating position at the Cancun Ministerial Conference and considers whether an alternative method of creating international trade rules is possible. Examines opposition to the WTO's approach to the comparative advantage doctrine from supporters of trade liberalisation, the anti-globalisation arguments of its opponents and the politico-structural objections to WTO policy, including concerns of developing countries that most foreign direct investment comes from multinational enterprises. Comments on the WTO's allegedly undemocratic governance and considers how countervailing values might be introduced into international trade by reconciling the systems of public international law with those of international economic law.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Developing countries, Foreign investment, Free trade, Globalization, Globalisation, International economic law, Multinational companies, World Trade Organisation, WTO, World Trade Organization
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Users 3 not found.
    Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2005
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:45


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