Analytical Note, October 2005
Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Bottom Lines for Developing Countries in the GATS Negotiations.
In the lead up to the Sixth Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation in December 2005, developing countries have an interest to define their outcomes for the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) negotiations.
For that purpose, this analytical note the achievements realised thus far in the GATS negotiations, considers the challenges and opportunities developing countries face in negotiations and presents final negotiating positions in line with developing country interests for the GATS negotiations on market access and GATS rules.
This article was tagged: Domestic Regulation, GATS, Government Procurement, Market Access, Migration, Ministerial Conference, Safeguards, Services, Subsidies, Trade for Development, Trade Liberalization, World Trade Organization (WTO)