OECD Trade and Environment Working Papers

ISSN :
1816-6881 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/18166881
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Selected studies addressing the policy interface between trade and environment prepared for use within the OECD. They address such issues a liberalizing trade in goods that affect the environment, and trade in environmental goods and services.
 

Developments in Regional Trade Agreements and the Environment

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Author(s):
Clive George1
Author Affiliations
  • 1: University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Publication Date
04 July 2013
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No:
2013/04
Pages
31
DOI
10.1787/5k43m4nxwm25-en

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This report provides an update on recent developments in the field of Regional Trade Agreements and the environment. Issues arising in the implementation of RTAs with environmental considerations are examined as well as experience in assessing their environmental impacts. It is the sixth update prepared under the aegis of the Joint Working Party on Trade and Environment (JWPTE). The document covers developments from late 2011 to October 2012. It is based on publicly available information.
Keywords:
trade and environment, free trade agreements, environmental provisions, trade policy, regional trade agreements
JEL Classification:
  • F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
  • F18: International Economics / Trade / Trade and Environment
  • N50: Economic History / Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries / General, International, or Comparative
  • Q56: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Environmental Economics / Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth