While social policies, particularly environmental and labor standards, are not new to trade
policy fora, they are likely to have a more prominent role in the years ahead for the new
World Trade Organization. Many developing countries perceive the entwining of these
social issues with trade policy as a threat to both their sovereignty and their economies,
while significant groups in advanced economies consider it unfair, ecologically unsound,
even immoral to trade with countries adopting...[Show more]
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