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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

1998

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Fisheries Subsidies, The Wto And The Pacific Island Tuna Fisheries, Roman Grynberg, Ben M. Tsamenyi Jan 1998

Fisheries Subsidies, The Wto And The Pacific Island Tuna Fisheries, Roman Grynberg, Ben M. Tsamenyi

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Focuses on fisheries trade, regulated under the "Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures" outside the World Trade Organization agreement. Suggests much stricter discipline is needed for the sector, led by the environmental interest, the USA and New Zealand. Relates fish stock depletion to subsides, which are not quantifiable, in order to create a free market and efficient producers. Points out that technology and high incomes created the fish stock depletion, so subsidies are irrelevant; while all World Trade Organization members subsidize fisheries, none can be found to attack it. Proposes new World Trade Organization disciplines for licensing, training and compensating ...