International Trade and the Environment – Recent developments of relevance to primary industries

  • 25 pages

  • Published: 1 Jan 2006

  • Author(s): Mech, Thea

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This Briefing Paper overviews environmental measures relevant to international trade, along with some recent global trade and environment developments. The growing importance of ‘the
environment’ in the trade and environment debate is clear. Attracting attention for some time, it has become an increasingly prominent issue since the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995 (Shaw and Schwartz, 2002).