US Efforts to Ensure that Regulation Does Not Present Trade Barriers

November 5, 2015

Making domestic regulation more coherent and expanding cooperation between regulators has the promise of lowering the unnecessary costs of regulation for companies and consumers and thus translating into greater economic output for national economies. At a time when global economic growth has been slowing, policymakers are renewing their interest in reducing trade barriers from regulation.

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Topics: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) REGULATORY CONVERGENCE

Agreements: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP)

Regions: UNITED STATES

Authors: STEVE CHARNOVITZ

Publishing Institution: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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