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  • Nora Dihel
  • Felix Eschenbach
  • Ben Shepherd

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This paper contributes to the debate on the development potential of South-South trade in services. It represents the first attempt to identify key features governing the South-South dimension of services. Services trade between developing countries is predominantly regional and may reflect an increasing tendency to incorporate disciplines to liberalise services trade in regional agreements. It is estimated that cross-border South-South exports currently represent around 10 percent of world services exports. The bulk of developing countries? exports is...

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Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Trade Policy Papers with number 39.

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Date of creation: 17 Oct 2006
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Handle: RePEc:oec:traaab:39-en

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Keywords: development; trade policy; south-south trade; North-South trade; services trade; Doha round; trade restrictiveness index; multilateral liberalisation; gains/benefits from liberalisation; efficiency gains; Doha Development Agenda; trade between developing countries; services barriers/restrictions; World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations;

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  1. Marine George, 2013. "Does cross-border regulation really influence cross-border trade? Evidence from the Services Trade Restrictions Index," Post-Print dumas-00909960, HAL.

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