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Special and Differential Treatment (S&D) and the GATT Policy Negotiations

In relation to the GATT Policy Negotiations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following explanation and/or definition of Special and Differential Treatment (S&D): Preferential treatment given to industrial countries in a trade agreement, such as providing better access to developed countries' markets, accelerating implementation of tariff cuts on products exported by LDCs, or allowing LDCs longer time periods to phase in trade reforms.

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