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Institute of Agricultural Economics
University of Göttingen
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Executive Summary and Recommendations
2. The Nature of Major Preferential Arrangements
3. Conceptualising Trade Preferences as an Element of Economic Relations between Developing and Developed Countries
4. The Benefits of Trade Preferences
5. The Costs of Trade Preferences
6. The Status of Trade Preferences in WTO
7. Options for the Future of Trade Preferences in WTO
8. Erosion of Preference Margins: is there a Case for Compensation?
8.1. When do MFN tariff reductions not result in erosion of preferential tariff margins?
8.2. Offsetting market effects
8.3 When and how to Compensate?
Appendix: An Algebraic Model of the Price and Quantity Effects of Trade Preferences and MFN Tariff Reductions