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World Trade Report 2018

The 2018 edition of World Trade Organization’s annual World Trade Report¬†was launched 3 October 2018 during a session of the WTO Public Forum.

World Trade Report 2018: The Future of World Trade: How Digital Technologies Are Transforming Global Commerceexamines how the Internet of things, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and blockchain are transforming global commerce today and are likely to impact it further in the years to come. [The report] provides an economic analysis of the different ways in which these digital technologies affect international trade and tries to quantify the extent to which global trade may be affected in the next fifteen years. It also examines the consequences of this transformation of international trade for existing and future international trade co-operation.”

The session was livestreamed and featured opening remarks from DG Roberto Azevêdo, followed by a panel discussion with Abdoullah Cisse, Caroline Freund, and Susan Lund, moderated by Robert Koopman.

The report “shows that digital technologies are likely to further reduce trade costs and boost trade significantly, especially in services and for developing countries” and discusses how digital technologies can unlock savings and will significantly affect what the world trades. The report also features, for the first time, opinion pieces from external contributors, sharing their independent perspectives on what lies ahead in the future of world trade.

An executive summary of the report is available in English, French, and Spanish, and the full report can be downloaded from the WTO website in English and is forthcoming in French and Spanish.

More information on this publication can be found in the press release here.

To learn more about the availability of this year’s and past editions of World Trade Report through the WTO Library, in print and electronic formats,¬†visit the publication’s record in the WTO Library catalogue.

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Library acquisitions — March 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from March 2018. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Through 30 April 2018, explore HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated!

Part of HeinOnline’s product suite, this resource includes the current constitution for every country in its original format along with an English translation, as well as constitutional histories, constitutional periodicals, and other related works including the World Factbook.

For more information on HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated and to take advantage of this trial, visit their website: http://heinonline.org/HOL/Welcome.

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password: UNations

If unable to access this resource or in case of questions, please email us at web.librarian.

Through 2 May 2018, Safari Online Learning Platform is available for trial! In addition to unlimited access to more than 50,000 technical and business publications, the learning platform also includes online courses, case studies, and interactive tutorials.

For participation in this trial, registration is required, after which a confirmation email will be sent to confirm registration and provide login details and further information.

For more information on Safari Online Learning Platform and to register for this trial, visit the resource website: https://www.safaribooksonline.com/self-registration/unseiac/

Through July 2018, explore Oxford International Organizations! Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) is the first database for analyzing and understanding key documents of international organizations, with a concise expert commentary accompanying each document. OXIO includes resolutions and decisions of organizations, draft normative texts prepared within the framework of organizations, constituent instruments of organizations, court decisions relevant for the institutional law of organizations, and more.

For more information and to experiment this resource during the trial period, visit Oxford International Organizations here: http://opil.ouplaw.com/home/oxio

Did you have a chance to test out Oxford Economics during March? If so, we would appreciate your feedback on this resource! Please share your thoughts on this resource by emailing us at web.librarian.
Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
20 a√Īos del Acuerdo sobre Tecnolog√≠a de la Informaci√≥n : impulsando el comercio, la innovaci√≥n y la conectividad digital / Organizaci√≥n Mundial del Comercio.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927160

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Full text: https://goo.gl/t6D3Gi

20 ans de l’Accord sur les technologies de l’information : acco√ģtre le commerce, l’innovation et la connectivit√© num√©rique / Organisation mondiale du commerce.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927162

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Full text: https://goo.gl/QCj23Y

Las aduanas y el comercio internacional / Miguel Cabello Pérez, José Miguel Cabello González.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927116

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Assessment of state-trading enterprises treatment under the WTO agreement : special consideration on trade in energy / Pamela Ugaz ; [supervised by] Gabrielle Marceau.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927100

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Comercio y normas alimentarias / Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura y Organización Mundial del Comercio.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927158

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Full text: https://goo.gl/Dy6Vnv

Le commerce et les normes alimentaires / Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture et Organisation mondiale du commerce.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927156

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Full text: https://goo.gl/pktmuP

Controversias en la Organización Mundial del Comercio : protagonismo y estrategias de los países en desarrollo / [edited by] Luciano M. Donadio Linares.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927136

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Emerging markets : the Pacific Alliance : perspectives and opportunities for Latin America / [edited by] Mario Torres Jarrín, Jonathan Violante Pica.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927164

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Full-text: https://goo.gl/WMWccP

Environmental process and production methods (PPMs) in WTO law / David Sifonios.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927104

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Handbook of international food and agricultural policies / [series edited by] Tim Josling.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927087

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El malestar en la globalización / Joseph E. Stiglitz ; traducción de Carlos Rodríguez Braun.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927108

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The trade policy of the European Union / Sieglinde Gstöhl and Dirk De Bièvre.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927102

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New Version of WTO Analytical Index Launched, in Electronic-Format Only!

On 26 March 2018, the WTO launched a new version of its Analytical Index, issued for the first time in electronic version ony. This should allow the content to be updated regularly and continuously; previously, the Index was available in print format, updated with electronic-only supplements. In the electronic-only version now available, articles include the date when the file was last reviewed, revised, or updated.

This new version updates and replaces previous editions of this publication and is available for free.

For the full press release and launch announcement, visit the WTO website here: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news18_e/publ_25mar18_e.htm

The WTO Analytical Index is available directly here: https://www.wto.org/english/res_e/publications_e/ai17_e/ai17_e.htm

Library acquisitions — February 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from February 2018. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Starting 2 March 2018, Oxford Economics will be available for trial. This resource from the Oxford Economics Group of companies provides global forecasting and quantitative analysis.

For more information on Oxford Economics and the Oxford Economics Group, visit their website: https://www.oxfordeconomics.com/

Trial access requires an ID and password, available from the WTO Library. If anyone would be interested in exploring this platform, please email web.librarian@gmail.com!

Through July 2018, explore Oxford International Organizations! Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) is the first database for analyzing and understanding key documents of international organizations, with a concise expert commentary accompanying each document. OXIO includes resolutions and decisions of organizations, draft normative texts prepared within the framework of organizations, constituent instruments of organizations, court decisions relevant for the institutional law of organizations, and more.

For more information and to experiment this resource during the trial period, visit Oxford International Organizations here: http://opil.ouplaw.com/home/oxio

Did you have a chance to test out Gale’s Environmental Studies and Policy Collection during February? If so, we would appreciate your feedback on this resource! Please share your thoughts on this resource by emailing us at web.librarian.
Did you explore Brill’s Climate Change and Law Collection in February? If so, we would appreciate your feedback on this resource! Please share your experiences with this resource by emailing us at web.librarian.

 

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
The $800 million pill : the truth behind the cost of new drugs / Merrill Goozner.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927081

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Competition and patent law in the pharmaceutical sector : an international perspective / edited by Giovanni Pitruzzella, Gabriella Muscolo.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927079

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Preview: https://goo.gl/51zqZH

Droit international √©conomique / Dominique Carreau … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927091

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International law / Malcolm N. Shaw.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927077

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Is international law international? / Anthea Roberts.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927095

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Liquid modernity / Zygmunt Bauman.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927097

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Trans-Pacific partnership : an assessment / [edited by] Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs and Jeffrey J. Schott.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927089

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Library acquisitions — January 2018

We are pleased to share with you our list of selected new acquisitions from January 2018. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Through July 2018, explore Oxford International Organizations! Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) is the first database for analyzing and understanding key documents of international organizations, with a concise expert commentary accompanying each document. OXIO includes resolutions and decisions of organizations, draft normative texts prepared within the framework of organizations, constituent instruments of organizations, court decisions relevant for the institutional law of organizations, and more.

For more information and to experiment this resource during the trial period, visit Oxford International Organizations here: http://opil.ouplaw.com/home/oxio

Through 2 March 2018, experiment with Gale’s Environmental Studies and Policy Collection! This database complies in a single location more than 7 million articles from more than 300 journals and books on a range of environmental issues and concerns. Regularly updated, this resource also boasts functionality which enables researchers to run basic and advanced searches, as well as subject and publication searches, or opt for a topic browsing approach.

To explore this resource during this limited trial period, visit Environmental Studies and Policy Collection here: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/un_legal?id=legal&db=PPES

Through 2 March 2018, take advantage of trial access to explore Brill’s Climate Change and Law Collection! This resource is a comprehensive collection of climate change and law documents, containing original source grey literature on the intersections between topics of climate change and corporate law, environmental law, and human rights law.

For more information and to explore this resource during this limited trial period, visit Climate Change and Law Collection here: http://primarysources.brillonline.com/browse/climate-change-and-law-collection

Please use the following credentials to access this resource:

Username: unseiac2017

Password: peace2017

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Agriculture, development, and the global trading system : 2000-2015 / edited by Antoine Bou√ęt and David Laborde.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927069

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Preview: https://goo.gl/xeZ8jR

Anglo-Russkij glossarij torgovoj politiki = English-Russian glossary of trade policy / A. P. Portanskij.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927017

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Clashing over commerce : a history of US trade policy / Douglas A. Irwin.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927038

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Coalitions and compliance : the political economy of pharmaceutical patents in Latin America / Kenneth C. Shadlen.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927067

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El derecho de autor en el nuevo milenio / José Pablo Sala Mercado.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927071

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Dilemas de la innovación en México : dinámicas sectoriales, territoriales e institucionales / [edited by] Jorge Carrillo, Alfredo Hualde, Daniel Villavicencio.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927073

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Enterprise risk management : integrating with strategy and performance / Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927083

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Executive summary: https://goo.gl/rTQUx1

Pojmovnik prava intelektualnog vlasnistva / Ismet Alija, Haris Hasic, Dzenita Kliko Zec.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927011

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Trade multilateralism in the twenty-first century : building the upper floors of the trading system through WTO accessions / edited by Alexei Kireyev, Chiedu Osakwe.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927061

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Preview: https://goo.gl/s1oygV

 

Library acquisitions — September 2017

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from September 2017. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Agricultural trade, policy reforms, and global food security / Kym Anderson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926921

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https://goo.gl/36SFuB

Agriculture and rural development in a globalizing world : challenges and opportunities / edited by Prabhu Pingali and Gershon Feder.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926936

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Aid for trade at a glance 2017 : promoting trade, inclusiveness and connectivity for sustainable development / World Trade Organization and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926966

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Full-text: http://goo.gl/F8K6NH

Assessing the World Trade Organization : fit for purpose? World trade forum / edited by Manfred Elsig, Bernard Hoekman, Joost Pauwelyn.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926732

Featured in Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2017

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General principles of law and international due process : principles and norms applicable in transnational disputes / Charles T. Kotuby Jr. and Luke A. Sobota.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926855

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Global value chain development report 2017 : measuring and analyzing the impact of GVCs on economic development / World Bank Group, IDE-JETRO, OECD, UIBE, World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926952

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Full-text: https://goo.gl/jjgntK

The great convergence : information technology and the new globalization / Richard Baldwin.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926543

Featured in Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2017

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A handbook on the WTO dispute settlement system / prepared by the Legal Affairs Division and the Rules Division of the WTO Secretariat, and the Appellate Body Secretariat.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926970

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International finance and open-economy macroeconomics : theory, history, and policy / Hendrik Van den Berg.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926897

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The law and policy of the World Trade Organization : text, cases and materials / Peter Van den Bossche, Werner Zdouc.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926968

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Mapping a new world order : the rest beyond the west / edited by Vladimir Popov, Piotr Dutkiewicz.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926774

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Multilevel constitutionalism for multilevel governance of public goods : methodology problems in international law / Ernst Ulrich Petersmann.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926539

Featured in Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2017

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Preview: https://goo.gl/SAMNvm

World trade report 2017 : trade, technology and jobs / World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|12083088

Audio of launch during WTO Public Forum 2017 available: https://www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum17_e/pf17programme_e.htm

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Full-text: https://goo.gl/vVr8TZ

 

Library acquisitions — November 2016

We are pleased to send you our list of selected new acquisitions from November 2016. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
2038 : les futurs du monde / Virginie Raisson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926533

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Preview: https://goo.gl/iacGvT

ADR en vigueur le 1er janvier 2017 : Accord europ√©en relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route / Commission √©conomique pour l’Europe, Comit√© des transports int√©rieurs.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926563

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Preview: https://goo.gl/6RL2KW

An advanced guide to trade policy analysis : the structural gravity model / Yoto V. Yotov … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926527

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Full text: http://goo.gl/Uzc4jB

Derecho de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) / [edited by] Mario Matus Baeza, Mark Unger.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926529

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Preview: https://goo.gl/EQWIad
Le droit √† l’enseignement sup√©rieur et la liberalisation internationale du commerce des services / Sophie Grosbon.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926551

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European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterways (ADN) including the annexed regulations, applicable as from 1 January 2017 / Economic Commission for Europe, Committee on Inland Transport.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926561

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Global inequality : a new approach for the age of globalization / Branko Milanovic.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926433

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International investment law : text, cases and materials / Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926309

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Libraries, leadership, and scholarly communication / Rick Anderson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926494

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Protection against unfair competition in the WTO TRIPS agreement : the scope and prospects of Article 10bis of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property / Christian Riffel.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926460

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Research handbook on trade in services / edited by Pierre Sauvé, Martin Roy.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926315

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Sauver l’Europe ! / Hubert V√©drine.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926535

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Trade costs and inclusive growth : case studies presented by WTO chair-holders / edited by Robert Teh … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926525

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Full text: https://goo.gl/XvM4GS