Possible impact of WTO on Indian fisheries

Venkateshwarlu, G and Shyam, S Salim and Ayyappan, S (2001) Possible impact of WTO on Indian fisheries. In: Fisheries economics research and education in India: an overview ., 2001, --.

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The founding of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in January 1995 marked the culmination of a series of complex, arduous and long drawn out negotiations under the Eighth Round of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). It also marked the beginning of a distortion free multilateral trade among the economies of the World. The core principle of the WTO is institutionalization of global framework for deregulated competitions. India, being a founder member of the GATT, is a signatory to the commitments made during the negotiations. The provisions under the various agreements are expected to have an impact on the different sectors and this paper highlights the possible impacts of the WTO on the Fisheries Sector.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Possible impact of WTO on Indian fisheries
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Extension
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:7388
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:08 Feb 2011 15:41
Last Modified:13 Nov 2013 11:22

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