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

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Dr. K. D. Raju

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Raju, Dr. K. D., Barriers to Trade in Education Services Under the Gats: An Indian Experience. Amity Law Review, Vol. 5 No. 1, January 2004 - June 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=814885

Dr. K. D. Raju (Contact Author)

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur ( email )

IIT , Kharagpur
West Bengal
Kharagpur, West Bengal 721302
India

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