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22 dezembro 2020

It sets minimum standards for the regulation of different forms of intellectual property by national governments, as is the case for nationals of other WTO countries. [3] The TRIPS agreement was negotiated at the end of the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) between 1989 and 1990[4] and is managed by the WTO. Health and plant health measures can take many forms, such as . B bonds. B that products come from an unscathed area, safety inspections or setting maximum limits on pesticide residues. They apply to domestically produced foodstuffs or local animal and plant diseases, as well as products from other countries. Please note that, in accordance with the SPS agreement, the burden of proof rests with members to scientifically prove that something is dangerous before it can be regulated. If there is no scientific evidence, the WTO would end the country`s right to impose such restrictions. The conditions of trips-plus, which impose standards beyond TRIPS, have also been verified.

[38] These free trade agreements contain conditions that limit the ability of governments to introduce competition for generic drug manufacturers. This principle of “national treatment” (giving others the same treatment as its own nationals) is also reflected in the three main WTO agreements (Article 3 of the GATT, Article 17 of the GATS and Article 3 of the TRIPS Agreement) All of these agreements were concluded during the Uruguay Round negotiations, i.e. in or before 1995. In most agreements, new proposals have been put forward by different countries and we will discuss them later. Some experts believe that, as part of the Uruguay Round commitments, industrialized countries already have a liberal trading system in mode 1 (which includes outsourcing of business processing or BPOs) with respect to some of the Indian princesses. Further research is needed to assess the extent of the autonomous liberalization of developed countries, which can be trapped during the negotiations, and the benefits that can flow from it and which can be generated by India. In addition, India`s services exports would continue to grow despite further liberalization, given its cost advantage and demographics. India could also explore the possibility of excluding mutual recognition agreements with major service importers, in order to prevent differences between domestic regulatory systems from acting as export barriers. This 8th round of multilateral negotiations began in 1986 and continued until 1994. Uruguay`s round of negotiations covered more topics and involved more countries than any previous round. This includes reducing tariffs on industrial products by more than a third on average, gradually liberalizing trade in agricultural products, and creating a new body, the World Trade Organization, which facilitates both the implementation of multilateral trade agreements and will serve as a forum for future negotiations. Data exclusivity and other provisions on TRIPS more are often encouraged under free trade agreements between developed and developing countries.

The conclusion of a free trade agreement or the creation of a customs union can sometimes violate the WTO principle.