Markets and Trade

No. 5 Domestic support: trade related issues and the empirical evidence

Year of publication2005
AbstractThis Technical Note seeks to address two central questions relating to negotiations towards further disciplines on domestic support measures: (i) what are the characteristics of domestic support measures that cause such measures to have a potential trade distortionary effect? and (ii) will further the World Trade Organization(WTO) disciplines on domestic support measures be effective in reducing levels of trade-distorting support.
Available inEnglish
Product typeJournal, magazine, bulletin
SeriesTrade Policy Technical Notes
Areas of workTrade Policy and Partnerships
Keywordssupport measures; WHO; international trade; trade policies; economic analysis; regulations