Importance of trade in services for WTO member countries;
Importance of regulations on trade in services compared with those for trade in goods;
Distinctions between regulation on trade barriers to distort competition or restrict market access and regulation on requirements from the legitimate policy objectives to be pursued by the government;
Legal characteristics of GATS compared with GATT;
Definition of service in trade by the supplying modes;
Extremely wide scope of application of GATS compared with GATT.
KeywordsSupra Note National Treatment Uruguay Round Service Trade Vienna Convention
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