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The WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

A Commentary

Joanne Scott

Oxford Commentaries on GATT/WTO Agreements

  • Critically examines the GMO decision - one of the most controversial topics addressed by the WTO so far
  • Considers contradictions that arise when compliance with the SPS Agreement appears to fall foul of the WTO's Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement
  • Examines the 'Developing Country Dimension' analysing the ability of public health barriers to trade playing a part in aiding development in third world countries