Working paper #2 2016: Transparency and corruption – a role in mega trade deals

Filed under - Politics and government

Working paper published 28 July 2016
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A new generation of ‘mega-regional trade agreements’, currently in the making, address regulatory matters beyond questions of tariff barriers. This shift makes it all the more urgent that the agreements set good governance standards, such as on regulatory transparency and anti-corruption provisions, at each step of the process.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Tags - Good governance   |   Regulatory agencies   |   Mega trade deals   |   Regional trade agreements   |   Trade accords   |   Tariffs   

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