Trade policies reviewed by WTO

The WTO report on Australia’s trade poli­cies, issued ear­li­er this month, urges action to secure the gains from the min­er­als boom “A major eco­nom­ic chal­l...

WTO treatment of a carbon tax

In which I try briefly to describe the prac­ti­cal impact of WTO rules on the admin­is­tra­tion of a com­pen­sat­ed car­bon tax that is not levied on exports. T...

ACTA is an attack on the WTO

India has com­plained in the recent TRIPS coun­cil that the ACTA pro­vi­sions mod­i­fy the bal­ance of rights and oblig­a­tions estab­lished by a mul­ti­lat­er­...