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The WTO and the Dispute Settlement SystemThe WTO and its Dispute Settlement System: Tilting the balance against the South
by Chakravarthi Raghavan
(Trade and Development Series No.9)

No. of pages: 48
ISBN: 983-9747-43-6
Year Published: 2000
Size: 16.5 X 24 cm

Price of Book:

Third World Countries: US$4.00 per copy
First World Countries: US$6.00 per copy
Postage Cost By Air Mail: Please add 30% to price of book.

About the author:

Chakravarthi Raghavan has been the Chief Editor of the South-North Development Monitor (SUNS), a daily bulletin specializing in trade and development issues, since its establishment in 1980. He is also Editor of Third World Economics (a fortnightly magazine). Since 1978, he has been closely monitoring and analyzing UNCTAD, GATT and WTO activities and negotiations, environment negotiations, and other UN economic activities and meetings. Formerly, he was in the Press Trust of India, including having served as its Editor-in-Chief (1971-76). He is the author of the book, Recolonisation: GATT, the Uruguay Round and the Third World, as well as numerous papers and articles on trade, development and other issues. He was presented the Group of 77/UNDP award for TCDC/ECDC for 1997.

Contents:

Preface
A. Introduction
B. Background to the Discussion on the DSU System
C. Problems Relating to the DSU System
     Technical or structural issues
     Problems relating to Articles 21, 22 and 23 of the DSU
     Issues relating to DSU system and interpretation of WTO agreements
     Extremely legalistic approach to trade disputes and negative implications for developing countries
     The role of the secretariat
     Changes in DSU should be given priority
D. Summary of Proposals
     Proposals made in preface
     Proposals made in paper
Endnotes
References

 


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