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U.S. trade negotiating objectives for services at the Seattle WTO Ministerial Meeting

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, October 21, 1999.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on International Trade.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Service industries -- Government policy -- United States,
  • International trade,
  • United States -- Commercial policy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS trade negotiating objectives for services at the Seattle WTO Ministerial Meeting.
    SeriesS. hrg -- 106-354.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17593177M
    ISBN 100160602084
    OCLC/WorldCa43810416

    After the debacle in Seattle at the WTO Ministerial meeting in , when the member countries failed to launch a new round of multilateral trade negotiations, new challenges to both free trade. U.S. Statement to the World Trade Organization Trade Negotiations Committee Peter F. Allgeier, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative the TNC will be finalizing its preparations for the 5th Ministerial Meeting in Cancun. initial requests of nearly all WTO Members to liberalize trade in services, including in areas such as financial services.

    The Doha Round was begun at the WTO ministerial meeting held in Doha, Qatar, in November It is the first round of trade liberalization talks under the auspices of the WTO, which was founded in in the final General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) round of talks, the Uruguay Round. The WTO Seattle Ministerial— Dec 11,  · The World Trade Organization's 11th ministerial meeting has opened in Buenos Aires amid concerns that the U.S. is pulling back from its position as Author: Yoel Minkoff.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today issued the following statement on the conclusion of the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina: “The United States expresses its deep appreciation to the Government and people of Argentina for the exceptional. The World Trade Organization's second draft for the fourth ministerial conference in Doha represents months of discussions and expects to be handed to ministers at the meeting. The Charge of the Trade Brigade (October ) The World Trade Organization's .


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