The Security Exception in WTO Law: Entering a New Era
AJIL Unbound (2019) vol 113, pp 45-50
6 Pages Posted: 14 Feb 2019
Date Written: January 04, 2019
This short paper reflects on developments in international trade affecting the security exception in the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The paper cautions against the increasing invocation of the exception in disputes and encourages progress in other areas of trade to avoid a WTO panel ruling on the exception.
Keywords: national security, exception, trade, WTO, international law
JEL Classification: K33
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