General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade


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Noun1.General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade - a United Nations agency created by a multinational treaty to promote trade by the reduction of tariffs and import quotas
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Secretary General (Federal) Ahmad Jawad said: "Pakistan's CPEC and other investment projects are itself a pressure on Indian government, and that's why it has put blame on us time and again through Pulwama and Pathankot incidents because they want to isolate us economically." The MFN status was accorded to Pakistan under WTO's General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), to which both India and Pakistan are a signatory.
He later insisted that freer trade be a key element of postwar planning, which led to the creation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Harry Truman required nations receiving Marshall Plan aid to adopt free trade policies, a decision that probably did more to revive Europe's economies than the aid itself.
Portman would be to step up the push for the elimination of all tariffs and subsidies, the target of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
An advocate general Leendert Geelhoed has recommended that judges throw out France's arguments that directive 2003/15/EC is illegal because it conflicts with the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade).
The portion of the World Trade Organization General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade that relates to tobacco omits environmental health issues, according to a World Trade Organization spokesperson who requested anonymity.
An interim agreement, known as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (1947), was reached in 1947.
This export incentive was intended to replace the domestic international sales corporation (DISC) and satisfy the "substance" requirements of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
China began its drive to join the WTO in 1986, when the trade body was called the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
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