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.
 

Regional Trade Agreements and the Environment

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Author(s):
Clive George1, Ysé Serret2
Author Affiliations
  • 1: University of Manchester, United Kingdom

  • 2: OECD, France

Publication Date
10 May 2011
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No:
2011/01
Pages
24
DOI
10.1787/5kgcf71l188x-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 fourth update prepared under the aegis of the Joint Working Party on Trade and Environment. The report covers developments over the period from late 2009 to December 2010 and is based on publicly available information.
Keywords:
regional trade agreements, trade and environment, trade policy, environmental provisions, free 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