WTO Dispute Settlements in East Asia

Dukgeun Ahn

in International Trade in East Asia

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780226378961
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226379005 | DOI:
WTO Dispute Settlements in East Asia

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This chapter analyzes international trade disputes in East Asia. It highlights the striking differences in the utilization of the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement system, with Korea and Thailand being prominent users. This chapter also discusses the strong tendency of East Asian members of the WTO to settle disputes rather than litigate the cases. It also stressed the need for better alignment between private-sector interests and access to the WTO dispute settlement system.

Keywords: international trade dispute; East Asia; WTO; dispute settlement; Korea; Thailand; private sector

Chapter.  17396 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business and Management

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