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International trade

The buying and selling of goods, services and capital across international borders or territories.

Contributors in International trade

International trade

automaticity

Economy; International trade

In disputes, the “automatic” chronological progression for settling trade disputes in regard to panel establishment, terms of reference, composition and adoption procedures.

Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP)

Economy; International trade

The Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) is an international trade pact backed by China and supported by the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). FTAAP is seen as a rival to the ...

Agricultural product

Economy; International trade

Defined for the coverage of the WTO’s Agriculture Agreement, by the agreements Annex 1. This excludes, for example, fish and forestry products. It also includes various degrees of processing for ...

African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP)

Economy; International trade

Group of countries with preferential trading relations with the EU under the former Lomé Treaty now called the Cotonou Agreement.

Amber Box

Economy; International trade

Domestic support for agriculture that is considered to distort trade and therefore subject to reduction commitments. Technically calculated as “Aggregate Measurement of Support” (AMS).

Agenda 21

Economy; International trade

The Agenda for the 21st Century — a declaration from the 1992 Earth Summit (UN Conference on the Environment and Development) held in Rio de Janeiro.

Agenda 2000

Economy; International trade

EC’s financial reform plans for 2000-06 aimed at strengthening the union with a view to receiving new members.

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