Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/53650
Authors: 
Staples, Brian Rankin
Harris, Jeremy
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
ADBI working paper series 171
Abstract: 
This paper explores several mechanisms by which the barriers imposed by rules of origin may be reduced through effective trade facilitation efforts. Also discussed are the functional similarities of a variety of other requirements on international trade with rules of origin, including environmental, security, and consumer safety certifications. We argue that all of these requirements rely fundamentally on the management of information regarding materials and suppliers used in the production of internationally traded goods.
JEL: 
F02
F15
F23
F53
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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