14 [hereinafter SCM Agreement]; Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures
Provisions of the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures
(59) (TRIMs Agreement) prohibit a range of investment measures that affect international trade.
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Efforts at the GATT Uruguay round of negotiations, and particularly concerning issues such as services, trade-related investment measures
and trade-related intellectual property measures will obviously result in strengthening considerably the role and magnitude of enterprise strategy in the economy, versus that of individual governments.
The participating countries will adopt around 50 decisions, which explain the commitments of developing country member governments regarding issues such as agriculture, subsidies, textiles and clothing, technical barriers to trade, and trade-related investment measures
was part of the agreements.
See the problems, for example, with regard to the Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures
or the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
The General Council also unanimously agreed to address the trade and developmental impact on Third World countries during mandated reviews of WTO Agreements including those on intellectual property rights (TRIPS) and trade-related investment measures
It may not be easy for a country like Pakistan to follow the Korean development path because the economic environment after the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is so different, especially due to the agreements on trade-related investment measures
(TRIMS), trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS) and Services, and the protectionist policies in the developed countries 3that will hamper an export-oriented strategy.
Other papers sent to the WTO covered issues like implementation of existing measures; more favourable treatment for poorer countries; intellectual property; the WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures; Trade-Related Investment Measures
(TRIMS); and food security.
The trade-related investment measures
were also suspected to be a sop to multi-national corporations who wanted internationally guaranteed universal treatment for their predatory activities around the globe.
It also confirmed "strong mutual interest" in promoting continued expansion of two-way trade and investment, particularly against the current economic background, and discussed possibilities for abolishing barriers - for instance problems in trade-related investment measures
, exemptions from excise duties, registration charges, and export restrictions.
However, it said India's rules on the import of components went beyond the terms of the agreement and broke international trade rules, including the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures