Opening Markets For Foreign Skills: How Can The Wto Help?: Lessons From The Eu And Uganda's Regional Services Deals by Joy KategekwaOpening Markets For Foreign Skills: How Can The Wto Help?: Lessons From The Eu And Uganda's Regional Services Deals by Joy Kategekwa

Opening Markets For Foreign Skills: How Can The Wto Help?: Lessons From The Eu And Uganda's…

byJoy Kategekwa

Hardcover | March 18, 2014

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The Mode 4 commitments of WTO Members are narrow and shallow. Even though trade negotiations for enhanced Mode 4 access started well before the launch of the DDA- prospects for success are thin. These negotiations followed a traditional mercantilist approach- with limited attention to the underlying difficulties countries face in letting people into their borders, either generally, or on the basis of a WTO GATS commitment. This Book argues that this approach alone will not succeed. It proposes a focus not on trading market access concessions only, but on discussions aimed at understanding each other's regulatory approaches. To date, in terms of the literature available, we know very little about how WTO Members are managing their Mode 4 commitments. We know even less about how the WTO could learn from clearly more advanced steps in regional liberalization processes. This Book addresses these issues- through case studies of market access and national treatment commitments, and regulatory approaches in Economic Integration Agreements of a select group of WTO Members.

Dr. Joy Kategekwa is a Ugandan international trade and investment law specialist currently working with the World Trade Organization's development division- where she focuses on special and differential treatment negotiations and African issues in the DDA. Before joining the WTO, she worked with Oxfam International's Geneva Office as a...
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Title:Opening Markets For Foreign Skills: How Can The Wto Help?: Lessons From The Eu And Uganda's…Format:HardcoverDimensions:260 pagesPublished:March 18, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319035479

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Conceptual Issues.- The Economic Importance of Mode 4.- Character and Trends in Existing Mode 4 Commitments in the GATS.- A Case Study of the EU Schedule of Specific Commitments.- A Case Study of Uganda's Schedule of Specific Commitments on Mode 4 in the GATS.- Prospects for Change in the DDA.