Volume 35, 2000 · Number 6 · pp. 282–287
Trade, Competiton and Antidumping - Breaking the Impasse!?
Recent reviews of the WTO, while cautioning against broadening its scope, nevertheless agree that antidumping concerns would need to be addressed "somehow". Obviously, promoting international market access and "fair" competition is difficult in the presence of divergent rules for dealing with private market power and non-border restraints to trade. This is especially true once these differences are taken to justify preferences for highly discretionary trade policy measures in dealing with dumping concerns. Antidumping and the prerequisite competition issues will therefore have to be put onto the agenda of the new round of trade negotiations.
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