Barriers to Trade in Education Services Under the Gats: An Indian Experience
Amity Law Review, Vol. 5 No. 1, January 2004 - June 2004
16 Pages Posted: 11 Oct 2005
The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is a new international agreement entered in 1995 under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Education services is one of the area among the least committed areas by the WTO Members. It is one of the largest "business" field among the services. The developed countries argues for opening of education "markets" all over the world. The principal supporter is the US. This paper examines the general barriers to the opening up of the sector and in particular, the Indian education system under the four modes of supply prescribed in the GATS agreement.
Keywords: GATS, WTO, Education, Barriers, Services, India
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