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Electronic Highways for World Trade
Issues in Telecommunication and Data Services

ISBN 9780367013271
Published April 28, 2020 by Routledge

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Book Description

This book explains the negotiations on an international framework for trade in services, undertaken in the Group of Negotiations on Services of the Uruguay Round, and the international discussions on transborder data flows and telecommunication regulation in a number of international fora.

Table of Contents

The Atwater Institute: The World Information Economy Centre -- Foreword -- Editors' Note -- Introduction -- Services and Data Services -- Overviews -- Trade in Telecommunication and Data Services -- Services: National Objectives -- Participation of Developing Countries in a Telecommunication and Data Services Agreement -- Global Trade in Services -- International Views on the Tradeability of Telecommunications -- Concepts & Principles -- International Trade in Services -- "Appropriate Regulation" for Communication and Information Services -- Most-Favored-Nation Principle and Negotiating Strategies -- Institutional Aspects -- Telecommunication & Data Services -- Telecommunications -- Market Access and Telecommunication Services -- International Network Competition in Telecommunications -- Legal Rights of Access to Transnational Data -- Appendix A Uruguay Round Declaration on Trade in Services -- Appendix B Declaration on Transborder Data Flows -- Appendix C Relevant Parts of Articles of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Cited in the Foregoing Text -- Appendix D Telecommunication and Data Services in the Services Economy

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