13 results about RULES OF ORIGIN (ROO)


Brexit and Origin: A Case for the Wider Use of Cross-Cumulation

January 8, 2018

As the United Kingdom negotiates its exit from the European Union, rules of origin are becoming a key topic. Whatever form the future UK-EU trade relationship will take, the question of determ... READ MORE


Streamlining Rules of Origin in NAFTA

June 1, 2017

After promising last year to terminate US participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), President Donald Trump has opted for renegotiation in several areas, including in the &ld... READ MORE


Business recommendations on rules of origin in preferential trade agreements

May 4, 2017

As countries are increasingly concluding bilateral and regional Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs), diverging rules of origin regulations and procedures are becoming a trade barrier along the who... READ MORE


Launch of ICC Statement: Business recommendations on rules of origin in preferential trade agreements

May 3, 2017

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released recommendations on rules of origin in preferential trade agreements (PTAs), highlighting the challenges traders and suppliers face due to th... READ MORE


Preferential origin regimes must reflect the complexity of global value chains

February 1, 2017

Access to preferential import tariffs under free trade agreements (FTAs) is governed by rules of origin designed to be a non-tariff barrier to trade that prevents non-members from enjoying the pref... READ MORE


5 Things you need to know about inclusive rules of origin and why it will affect trade

December 9, 2016

Two weeks ago, the IDB’s Integration and Trade Sector (INT) and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) hosted a READ MORE


Facilitating ASEAN Trade in Goods

June 1, 2016

Trade facilitation should be viewed as a strategic issue rather than a technical one. While ASEAN has been successful in the phasing out of intra-regional tariffs, ASEAN's trade facilitation is... READ MORE


Towards a New Trans-American Partnership

April 1, 2016

The global trade regime is undergoing fundamental changes. While World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries continue to work towards an ever elusive agreement, regional initiatives—most... READ MORE


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


Bridges Daily Update #3 - Technology Trade Deal Reached at Nairobi WTO Ministerial

December 16, 2015

A group of 53 WTO members negotiating a tariff-cutting agreement on information and communication technology goods reached a final deal in Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday evening, bringing to a close... READ MORE


An Assessment of the Korea-China Free Trade Agreement

December 1, 2015

Of all the free trade agreements (FTAs) concluded by Korea with its major trading partners since the turn of the century, the Korea-China FTA may the largest in trade terms. it is, however, far fro... READ MORE


Going Global: Promoting the Internationalization of SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 1, 2014

This report offers practical recommendations for policymakers, companies, and practitioners on how to reduce each one of these barriers. It also presents three areas that can be leveraged to intern... 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