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dc.contributor.authorZhang, ZhongXiangen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-15T11:31:08Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-15T11:31:08Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/53199-
dc.description.abstractParagraph 31(iii) of the Doha Ministerial Declaration mandates to the liberalization of environmental goods and services. This mandate offers a good opportunity to put climate-friendly goods and services on a fast track to liberalization. Agreement on this paragraph should represent one immediate contribution that the WTO can make to fight against climate change. This paper presents the key issues surrounding the liberalization of trade in climate-friendly goods and technologies in WTO environmental goods negotiations. It begins with discussing what products to liberalize and how. Given that WTO Members are divided by this key issue, the paper explores options to move current negotiations on the liberalization of trade in environmental goods and technologies forward, both within and outside the WTO. Recognizing that there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for tariff liberalization for all countries and for all environmental goods, the paper suggests the need for a high degree of flexibility to accommodate different situations and stakes in the liberalization of trade in environmental goods. Given that there are simply not enough environmental markets or these markets are weak in many developing countries, the paper emphasizes that creating markets for environmental goods in developing countries is far more important than just improving market-access conditions for associated goods, and discusses how to best serve the interests and concerns of developing countries.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherFondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Milanoen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNota di lavoro // Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei: Climate Change and Sustainable Development 77.2011en_US
dc.subject.jelF18en_US
dc.subject.jelF13en_US
dc.subject.jelP28en_US
dc.subject.jelQ42en_US
dc.subject.jelQ48en_US
dc.subject.jelQ56en_US
dc.subject.jelQ54en_US
dc.subject.jelQ58en_US
dc.subject.jelQ48en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEnvironmental Goods and Servicesen_US
dc.subject.keywordLow-Carbon Goods and Technologiesen_US
dc.subject.keywordMarket Accessen_US
dc.subject.keywordDoha Rounden_US
dc.subject.keywordWTOen_US
dc.subject.keywordRenewable Energy Technologiesen_US
dc.titleTrade in environmental goods, with focus on climate-friendly goods and technologiesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn67265282Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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