Special Agricultural Safeguards
AbstractIn the Doha Round, negotiators are discussing the elimination or continuation of the special agricultural safeguards introduced by the Uruguay Round as well as the creation of special safeguard mechanism for use by developing countries. This paper argues that, in violation of the spirit of the WTO Agreement in Agriculture, the special agricultural safeguards have often been used as a prolonged protectionist device. It then draws lessons for the design of the special safeguard mechanism.
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGR-2005-10-30 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2005-10-23 (All new papers)
- NEP-INT-2005-10-30 (International Trade)
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