MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012
14 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2010 Last revised: 10 Jun 2011
Date Written: January 10, 2010
This entry discusses economic measures which aim at reducing or destroying the enemy's war-fighting capability during armed conflict ('traditional' economic warfare) as well as peacetime measures which closely resemble traditional economic warfare, such as embargoes and collective economic sanctions.
Keywords: economic warfare, blockade, visit and search, interdiction, navicert, contraband, prize law, trading with the enemy, enemy nationals, neutrals, neutrality, collective economic sanctions, countermeasures, UN, Chapter VII, Security Council, economic pressure
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Lowe, Vaughan and Tzanakopoulos, Antonios, Economic Warfare (January 10, 2010). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1701590