Specific Commitments and Other Provisions

  • Eun Sup Lee

Learning Objectives

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

    Specific commitments under GATS compared with tariff binding under GATT;

  2. 2.

    Liberalizing method in service markets under GATS compared with that in goods markets under GATT;

  3. 3.

    Withdrawal or modification of specific commitments subject to compensatory adjustment;

  4. 4.

    Means by which member countries’ governments maintain measures providing more favorable treatment to their domestic industries compared with foreign entities in the service sector – specifically those committed to being liberalized;

  5. 5.

    Two kinds of annexes to GATS;



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Authors and Affiliations

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

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