Tag Archives: compeition

Competition policy in PTAs

Here’s a surprise…or is it? Accord­ing to the WTO’s 2011 annu­al report, the most com­mon WTO-exten­­sion (WTO-X) pro­vi­sion of pref­er­en­tial trade agree­ments (PTAs) is in a domain that the WTO dropped from its nego­ti­at­ing agen­da in 2003: com­pe­ti­tion pol­i­cy. Research for the WTO’s 2011 Annu­al Report shows that 90 of the 96 PTAs exam­ined have […]