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New Book: Transparency in the WTO SPS and TBT Agreements (Karttunen)

Marianna B. Karttunen just published “Transparency in the WTO SPS and TBT Agreements – The Real Jewel in the Crown” (Cambridge University Press 2020). Abstract: Transparency of trade regulations by all WTO Members is essential for open, fair and predictable trade relations. A myriad of different regulations apply in all WTO Members and have the potential for affecting international trade. The Agreements on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures and on Technical Barriers to Trade provide the most comprehensive frameworks in the WTO to address the costs arising from such regulatory diversity, through obligations on regulatory transparency and co-operation.…