Plurilateral Agreements

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System

Second edition

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9780198294313
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596445 | DOI:
 Plurilateral Agreements

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The provisions of the WTO (World Trade Organization) for allowing for the negotiation of so‐called ‘plurilateral agreements’ are discussed. These apply only to those members that sign them. The most important of these is currently the Agreement on Government Procurement. The sections of the chapter are as follows: Government procurement; The civil aircraft agreement (Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft); and Conclusion.

Keywords: Agreement on Government Procurement; Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft; aircraft; negotiation; plurilateral agreements; World Trade Organization; WTO

Chapter.  5525 words. 

Subjects: International Economics

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