Proliferation of Preferential Trade Agreements

  • Alfred Tovias
Part of the Trade Policy Research Centre book series


In 1967, at the end of the Kennedy Round of multilateral trade negotiations, there was still, among the signatories to the GATT, a broad consensus on discriminatory trade arrangements.1 This modus vivendi, if it could be called that, was abandoned after 1967, with the proliferation of preferential tariff agreements.


European Community Trade Agreement Mediterranean Country Custom Union Free Trade Area 
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Notes and References

  1. 4.
    Jacques L’Huillier, Les organisations internationales de coopération économique et le commerce extérieur des pays en voie de développement ( Geneva: Etudes et travaux de l’Institut de Hautes Etudes Internationales, 1969 ) p. 87.Google Scholar
  2. 5.
    E. Jouve, Le Général de Gaulle et la construction de l’Europe, 1940–1966 (Paris: for the Librairie générale de Droit et de Jurisprudence, 1967) vol. I, p. 508.Google Scholar
  3. Also see Sir Alec Cairncross et al., Economic Policy for the European Community: the Way Forward (London: Macmillan, for the Institut fair Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel, 1974) ch. 1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 20.
    Rachel McCulloch, ‘United States Preferences: the Proposed System’, The Journal of World Trade Law, Twickenham, United Kingdom, March-April 1974, p. 217.Google Scholar
  5. 39.
    See Philippe Lemaitre, ‘La CEE et ses voisins sous-développés’, Le Monde Diplomatique, Paris, March 1973, pp. 7-8;Google Scholar
  6. and Gian Paolo Papa, ‘The Mediterranean Policy of the European Community’, Economic and Social Studies, Amsterdam, Vol. 3, 1973, p. 112.Google Scholar
  7. 44.
    Gunter Harkort, ‘Response to G. Curzon’s Paper on Trade Policy in the 1970’s’, in Pierre Uri (ed.), Trade and Investment Policies for the Seventies ( New York: Praeger, 1971 ) p. 71.Google Scholar
  8. 46.
    M. Torrelli, ‘L’élaboration des relations extérieures de la CEE’, Revue du Marché Commun, No. 165, 1973, p. 328.Google Scholar

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