Taiwan's Accession into the WTO and Trade in Services

Ji Chou, Shiu-Tung Wang, Kun-Ming Chen and Nai-Fong Kuo

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780226386775
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226386782 | DOI:
Taiwan's Accession into the WTO and Trade in Services

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This chapter analyzes the economic impact of Taiwan's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) using a general equilibrium model called global trade analysis project (GTAP). It estimates the impact of the liberalization of the services industry and discusses Hoekman's method of estimating tariff equivalents in services trades. This chapter also considers technological spillovers from advanced countries to developing countries embodied in imports of intermediate inputs.

Keywords: Taiwan; WTO; economic impact; GTAP; trade liberalization; services industry; Hoekman's method; tariff equivalents; technological spillovers; imports

Chapter.  13625 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management

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