receive the benefit of the BIT's most-favored-nation
Pregelj, Vladimir (1993) Restoring Most-Favored-Nation
Status to Romania (CRS Report for Congress-93-584 E, June 14, 1993), Washington DC: Congressional Research Service.
STEVEN SALOP, PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AND LAW AT GEORGETOWN University Law Center and senior consultant at Charles River Associates, put together the following list of attributes that can signal when most-favored-nation
clauses might raise antitrust concerns.
The authors argue in their study that if Congress terminates the Jackson-Vanik amendment, President Obama will have the freedom to grant most-favored-nation
(MFN) status to Russia.
Under the rules of the World Trade Organization, most-favored-nation
status should have been given after both countries became members.
For the open market principles involved in the investment liberalization, both sides will propose a list of products to be eligible under national treatment and most-favored-nation
The context for the meeting and the remarks, Beckerman explained, was the Jackson-Vanik Amendment, which was then a proposal (it was passed the next year) that linked most-favored-nation
status in trade deals with the potential trade partner's emigration policies.
Charles Vanik--linked most-favored-nation
trading status for the Soviet Union to a liberalization of Moscow's emigration policies.
The senators also requested a quantitative analysis of the economic effects of China's most-favored-nation
tariffs, free trade agreement tariffs, and non-tariff barriers on U.
At a recent Woodrow Wilson Center event on Capitol Hill, Moskalenko expressed ambivalence about the prospect of Russia's graduation from the strictures of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment, which denies most-favored-nation
status in trade relations to certain states characterized by nonmarket economies and restrictive emigration policies.
Each member country has preferential trade agreements other than NAFTA, and there are some substantial differences in the most-favored-nation
(MFN) tariffs applied by individual NAFTA countries.
The condition imposed by the committee also makes reservation for future exceptions to at least three JPEPA articles dealing with national treatment, most-favored-nation
treatment and prohibition of performance requirements,'' she said.