Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals

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The report provides a brief background section on the significance of trade in services to the U.S. economy. It then explains briefly the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the structure and agenda of the services negotiations in the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) round, including U.S. objectives in the negotiations. The report concludes with a status report on the negotiations and an examination of potential results.

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Cooper, William H. April 7, 2010.

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The report provides a brief background section on the significance of trade in services to the U.S. economy. It then explains briefly the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the structure and agenda of the services negotiations in the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) round, including U.S. objectives in the negotiations. The report concludes with a status report on the negotiations and an examination of potential results.

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21 pages.

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Cooper, William H. Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals, report, April 7, 2010; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503539/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.