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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.
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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.
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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.

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The following banks are the beneficiaries of the GAT programme: Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), National Investment Bank (NIB), OmniBank Ghana Limited / Bank Sahel Sahara Ghana (OmniBank / BSIC), Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) and Prudential Bank.
CCT positively correlated with measured IOP measurements obtained from all of the devices (TP: r=0.305, p=0.007; GAT: r=0.355, p=<0.001; NCT: r=0.471, p<0.001).
The IOP measured with APT ranged from 10 mmHg to 47 mmHg with a mean of 18.17+8.25, while IOP recorded with GAT ranged from 10 mmHg TO 41mmHg with a mean of 15.59+7.75 as is evident from Table 1 and 2.
Walking into GAT today, visitors are greeted by an impressive, architect-designed building of blue glass, a mesmerizing water feature in the lobby, and a clean, efficient workshop run by well-trained operators making high-quality precision parts.
GAT, or any other form of applanation tonometry, produces a gross underestimation of IOP when the cornea is highly oedematous due to the soft cornea being 'moulded' or 'squashed' giving the appearance of applanation, even though the underlying IOP plays no part in the measurement.
Gat points out, accurately, that expanding resources with the development of agricultural states and cultures did bring population growth, but also that most of the rather scant excess resources were gathered into the hands of a governing elite which was often military.
Gat, more violent than before, stripped her to the waist; she lay down, left alone to face her fate.
They said Abdul Wahab Khan, a Levies official, was going to a nearby mosque from his home in Gat Agra village for offering prayers when a bomb placed on the way exploded, wounding him and a boy.
LAHORE -- The National Testing Service (NTS) on Sunday announced to hold Graduate Assessment Test (GAT 2013-IV) GAT general on August 18, 2013 (Sunday) across the country.
ISLAMABAD, June 04, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Passing the test under National Testing Service (NTS) of GAT (General) for admission of M.Phil programmes and GAT (Subject) for admission of Ph.D programmes in the forthcoming Semester Autumn, 2011 of the Allama Iqbal Open University is compulsory It was decided in a meeting of Special Task Group (STG) of the University.