Outline of GATS

  • Eun Sup Lee

Learning Objectives

This chapter is to help students understand:
  1. 1.

    Importance of trade in services for WTO member countries;

  2. 2.

    Importance of regulations on trade in services compared with those for trade in goods;

  3. 3.

    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;

  4. 4.

    Legal characteristics of GATS compared with GATT;

  5. 5.

    Definition of service in trade by the supplying modes;

  6. 6.

    Extremely wide scope of application of GATS compared with GATT.



Supra Note National Treatment Uruguay Round Service Trade Vienna Convention 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of International TradePusan National UniversityPusanRepublic of South Korea

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