This book provides a historical perspective of the Uruguay Round agreement and focuses on the interaction between the developed and developing countries on matters relating to the global trading system and its disciplines since the founding of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
1. Introduction 2. The GATT, the ITO, and the WTO: Geneva 1947 to Marrakech 1994 through Havana 1947–1948 3. Developing Countries and the GATT: Havana 1947–1948 to Tokyo 1979 4. The GATT: A Negotiating History Between Tokyo 1979 and Marrakech 1994 5. Achievements and Failures of the Uruguay Round: Market Access for Goods 6. Issues Other than Market Access for Goods: Services, TRIMs and TRIPs, Safeguards, Dispute-Settlement, and Nontariff Measures 7. Subregionalism, Regionalism, and Multilateralism 8. Trade, the Environment, and Labor Standards 9. Making the Best out of the Post-Uruguay Round World: Institutional Innovations and Reforms in Developing Countries 10. Cooperation Among the Multilateral Economic Institutions 11. Summary and Conclusions 12. Postscript