U.S. Trade Policy and Multilateralism - The Challenge of Bilateral Trade Agreements

Virginia Bar Journal, 2007

5 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2008

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Kevin Fandl

Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Fandl, Kevin, U.S. Trade Policy and Multilateralism - The Challenge of Bilateral Trade Agreements (2007). Virginia Bar Journal, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1147054

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