6 results about KATI SUOMINEN


Enhancing Coherence and Inclusiveness in the Global Trading System in an Era of Regionalism

January 22, 2016

This paper examines the implications of this new era of regionalism and offers recommendations on how the system of RTAs can best be leveraged to advance trade and development. Seven policy options... READ MORE


Enhancing Coherence and Inclusiveness in the Global Trading System in the Era of Regionalism

January 1, 2016

Over the past two decades, regional trade agreements (RTAs) have proliferated alongside the WTO system, involving a wide variety of agreements. In the absence of significant progress on the multila... READ MORE


RTA Exchange: Organising the World’s Information on Regional Trade Agreements

March 1, 2014

This think piece argues that the traditional approaches to monitor, constrain, and regulate RTAs are antiquated, both because WTO Members are not invested in such approaches, and because RTAs are o... READ MORE


Regional Trade Agreements: Development Challenges and Policy Options

December 1, 2013

Regional trade agreements (RTAs) have proliferated around the globe in the past decades. There has been an intense debate about their implications for the world trading system. By now, the evidence... READ MORE


Regional Integration in the Americas: State of Play, Lessons, and Ways Forward

April 1, 2011

Examination of the extent of liberalization in regional trade agreements (RTAs) in the Americas in comparison with other regions of the world, to discuss the potential future of integration in the... READ MORE


Gatekeepers of Global Commerce: Rules of Origin and International Economic Integration

January 1, 2008

Rules of origin are a crucial market access instrument in the rapidly proliferating network of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) around the world. In this volume, Estevadeordal and Suominen reve... READ MORE