U.S. Trade Policy and Multilateralism - The Challenge of Bilateral Trade Agreements
Virginia Bar Journal, 2007
5 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Date Written: 2007
This paper addresses the role of bilateral free trade agreements in U.S. trade policy and how their increased use has affected the multilateral trade system. It also considers the effects of bilateral trade deals on developing countries in terms of power bargaining and movement toward reciprocal agreements.
Keywords: trade, free trade agreement, bilateral trade agreement, development, trade policy
JEL Classification: F13, K33, O11, O19, O54
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