International Trade Centre

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International Trade Centre

International Trade Centre Outline

The ITC is a governmental body operating under the joint auspices of GATT and UNCTAD. It initially came into existence in 1964 as an organization supported by GATT and came under the joint auspices of GATT and UNCTAD in 1968. Its main function is to promote trade development in developing countries. The centre provides advice and training to its members. It also provides necessary assistance to members for the purpose of promoting international trade. Its headquarters are in Geneva.(1)

Trade Relations and Resolving Disputes

Trade Relations and Resolving Disputes covers:

  • the competing interest of trading partners: the US, EU, Japan, Canada, and Developing Countries
  • the problem of gaining and taking advantage of market access
  • the problem of irritants and disputes
  • institutions and principles of dispute settlement

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Notes

  1. John Mo, International Commercial Law

Further Reading

  • John H. Jackson, The World Trading System: Law and Policy of International Economic Relations 2d edition (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997)
  • Michael J. Trebilcock and Robert Howse, The Regulation of International Trade (New York: Routledge, 1995)
  • Bernard Hoekman and Michel Kostecki, The Political Economy of the World Trading System (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995)
  • Kenneth W. Dam, The GATT: Law and International Economic Organization (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970)
  • Jeffrey J. Schott, The Uruguay Round: An Assessment (Washington: Institute for International Eco­nomics, 1995)
  • Robert E. Hudec, The GATT Legal System and World Trade Diplomacy (Salem, New Hampshire: Butter­worth, 2d edition, 1990)
  • UNCTAD, The Outcome of the Uruguay Round: An Initial Assessment (Geneva: UNCTAD, 1994)

International Trade Centre in relation with International Trade

In the context of trade organizations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following definition of International Trade Centre: An organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, operated and funded jointly by the GAIT and UNCTAD to provide assistance to the export programs of developing countries.

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International Organisations > United Nations > UN programmes and funds > UN Conference on Trade and Development
International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > World Trade Organisation

International Trade Centre

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International Organisations > United Nations > UN programmes and funds > UN Conference on Trade and Development > International Trade Centre
International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > World Trade Organisation > International Trade Centre

See also

  • ITC (UNCTAD/WTO)
  • International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO
  • UNCTAD/WTO International Trade Centre

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