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The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade came into force on 1 January This booklet contains the complete text of the General Agreement together with all amendments which have become effective since its entry into force.

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(a) the provisions in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, dated 30 Octoberannexed to the Final Act Adopted at the Conclusion of the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment (excluding the Protocol of Provisional Application), as rectified, amended or modified by the terms of legal instruments.

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Online. Google Books (Full view). GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE CONTRACTING PARTIES Thirty-Fifth Session Agenda Item 2 MULTILATERAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS Report by the Director-General 1. You have asked me, Mr. Chairman, to present the results of the Multilateral Trade Negotiations to the CONTRACTING PARTIES.' 2.

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It was established in as an interim measure pending the creation of the International Trade Organization. Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of business lobby group the CBI, says the tariffs - if they come into effect - would be "the biggest change in terms of trade since mid 19th century".

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The GATT consisted of lists of tariff concessions the contracting partners had made to each other, an elementary code of behaviour relating to inter­national trade policy, and a handful of rules laying down the procedures for future meetings and possible complaints. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is a general agreement or in other terms a treaty designed to promote free trade by sinking or reducing both non-tariff barriers and tariff barriers to International trade.

GATT was formed among 23 nations in the year and was made active from the year January. GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE-SEPT, CONTRACTING PARTIES before 1 January or before the day on which such Government becomes a contracting party, whichever is the later. 2. Such provisional application shall take effect for any such Government on the thirtieth day after the signature hereof by such Government; Pro­.(IMF), there is talk of a third organization, the International Trade Organization (ITO).

As support for another international organization wanes in the U.S. Congress, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is created.

The GATT treaty creates a set of rules to govern trade among 23 member countries rather than a formal Size: 77KB.*General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade. Researched and compiled by Jackie Patru. WHAT EXACTLY IS THE GATT? According to the World Book Encyclopedia — "The GATT is "an international agreement to reduce trade barriers among member countries.

The GATT is really a code of conduct to which members [nations] called contracting parties.

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