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GATT, middle powers and the Uruguay Round

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Published by North-South Institute in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Organization),
  • Commercial policy,
  • Tariff

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jock A. Finlayson and Ann Weston.
SeriesMiddle powers in the international system -- no. 5
ContributionsWeston, Ann., North-South Institute (Ottawa, Ont.)
LC ClassificationsHF1721 .F47 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20981825M
ISBN 100921942095

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