Wto Trade Remedies in International Law: Their Role and Place in a Fragmented International Legal System (Routledge Research in International Economic Law) (Paperback)

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World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade remedies (antidumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard agreements) are instruments used by WTO members to counter the economic injury caused by dumping, subsidies and the sudden and unforeseen increased imports. They are exceptions to the WTO principle of free trade and to the prohibition for States to react unilaterally to protect their own rights and interests, and as a result they have been accused by some as being the new tools of protectionism.

This book analyses of the role and principles of WTO trade remedies in international law. In particular, it focuses on their aims, their structure, and their position within the WTO and more in general, the international legal system. The book considers trade remedies in light of fragmentation theories of international law and addresses the question how, and to what extent WTO law reflects and influences public international law.

About the Author


Roberto Soprano is Visiting Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Brussels Diplomatic Academy in Belgium.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367588113
ISBN-10: 0367588110
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 30th, 2020
Pages: 162
Language: English
Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law