Uruguay Round


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Uruguay Round

A series of meetings between more than 120 countries between 1986 and 1994. The round created the World Trade Organization and required signatories to reduce trade barriers on agricultural products, which before then had been subject to significant subsidization.
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Exporters in developing countries wishing to obtain details on the new tariff rates applicable to their products as a result of the Uruguay Round can contact the World Trade Organization (WTO).
negotiating power was at its zenith during the horse-trading surrounding the actual Uruguay Round negotiations, they point out, and there is little reason to suspect other nations will make concessions on behalf of openness and accountability when there is less opportunity to extract reciprocal concessions in other areas.
In addition, the EU agreed to allocate 400 million ecu to assist Portugal in modernizing its textile industry, which accounts for over 30% of its exports and will be hard hit by the Uruguay Round Tariffs and Trade agreement.
If GATT member countries are unwilling to take even this rudimentary step, the international environmental community will have little choice but to oppose the Uruguay Round agreement when it comes before national parliaments for approval later this year.
Although the so-called new issues in the Uruguay Round do not cover all of these matters, they go a considerable way in making the GATT more relevant for dealing with the problems of increasing internationalization.
The Uruguay Round negotiations are being held under the auspices of the Geneva-based General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and are due to end in Brussels in December 1990.
tariffs on these products were set to near zero in the original Uruguay Round agreement, while key U.
The Uruguay Round of the GATT agreement, which went into effect Jan.
It is from this perspective that TEI must register its frustration and disappointment over the process used to develop proposals to fund the Uruguay Round accord of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
THE PRO-GATT RESPONSE to arguments that the Uruguay Round would undermine consumer, worker and environmental health and safety laws is that the United States and the world cannot afford to turn down the economic growth that the Uruguay Round would deliver.
The Uruguay Round began in the Mid-1980's in an effort to lower duty rates charged by GATT member countries for goods that cross their borders.
action an aggravation to the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations.