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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 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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36) As with the ORA, the IOP measurements obtained by PDCT cannot be used interchangeably with GAT.
It is evident from our findings that among FQs, GAT had higher activity at low concentrations (leading to inhibition of 97.
Gat begins his argument in pre-historic times and seems more comfortable when discussing the Greeks and Romans than when discussing the wars of the twentieth century.
Internationally there is a surprising lack of methodologically sound research into the impact of specialised settings of GAT students' educational growth.
Certainly Hager et al (15) and Boehm et al (16) emphasise the number of nomograms proposed to adjust GAT readings for CCT and indicate that none are satisfactory.
There is a selection of starter homes available at Gat y Mynydd, including the one-bedroomed Amman.
In its federal court filing, DuPont affirmed that combining, or "stacking," of Optimum GAT and Roundup Ready technologies is clearly within its rights under the license agreement with Monsanto.
The Ministry of Business and Trade yesterday launched a workshop to educate and provide technical support to public and private sector institutions on WTO conventions and the global trading system - the GATS Treaty.
Munin (law, Zefat Academic College, Israel) conducts a legal analysis of the General Agreement on Trade in Services, incorporating discussion of the extensive literature that has arisen about GATS and highlighting unsettled interpretive issues of GATS provisions and future directions, both of which remain unclear because of the small number (five) of dispute settlement cases that have been produced.
In support of the GATS Driven to be Healthy Challenge, Rand McNally will donate a TND(TM) 730 to the grand prize winner.
I'd say Joe is probably a bit more hands on than Gats.