General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade


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General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

A treaty adopted by the United Nations aimed at elimination of international trade barriers between member countries.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

An international treaty, originally written in 1947, intending to establish a framework for international trade, with the goal of the reduction and elimination of tariffs. Its provisions were amended a number of times since its promulgation, but its goals remained the same until 1995, when it was replaced by the World Trade Organization. See also: Doha round.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

A 1947 multilateral trade agreement designed to establish rules, reduce tariffs, and provide a setting for a solution to international trade problems. GATT agreements are of particular importance to industries and firms heavily involved in international trade. Changes or even discussion of changes in these agreements can have a significant effect on the prices of the securities of affected companies.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).

A General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was signed in 1947 to provide an international forum to encourage free trade, reduce tariffs, and provide a mechanism for resolving trade disputes.

The Uruguay Round Agreements Act was ratified by Congress in 1994 to foster trade by cutting international tariffs, standardizing copyright and patent protection, and liberalizing trade legislation.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

see WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

see WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION.
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When Sutherland was first called to Geneva to head the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1993, many believed that the multilateral trading system faced collapse.
negotiations on telecommunication procurement and other issues within the Uruguay Round of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade talks.
complaint that key laws and measures applied by the Government of Japan restrict market access for imported photographic film and paper products under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).
It has not yet been possible to find a compromise that would save the Uruguay Round of trade talks on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), even though success would promote increased world trade and help Europe out of a recession.
Duncan called the proposal to reclassify MPVs and subject them to a 25 percent tariff an "unequivocal violation" of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that "would .
corporate controllers say the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) have had no impact on their business, 24 percent report positive results from the agreements, and only 6 percent say the recent trade agreements have had a negative impact, according to a nationwide survey of 2,200 members of the Controllers Council of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is the international agreement establishing rules and regulations for international trade.
On behalf of the California State World Trade Commission, I am writing to advise you that we unanimously reaffirm our support for Congressional ratification this year of the Uruguay Round agreement of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
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