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Food safety issues, trade and WTO rules: a developing country perspective

Athukorala, Prema-Chandra; Jayasuriya, Sisira


The SPS Agreement and the related WTO dispute settlement mechanism are an important first step in strengthening the global trade architecture, bringing in greater transparency and orderly conditions to world food trade. However, implementation of the new trade rules has turned out to be a more complex task than the traditional market access issues handled by the WTO. Several factors, including inadequate financial and technical resources, have constrained developing countries from becoming...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
Source: The World Economy
DOI: 10.1046/j.1467-9701.2003.00576.x


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