OECD Trade Policy Studies Trade that Benefits the Environment and Development Opening Markets for Environmental Goods and Services: Liberalising Trade in "Environmental Goods": Some Practical Considerations
This chapter explores some practical issues that have arisen in the WTO negotiations on environmental goods and services, especially issues pertaining to liberalising trade in environmental goods. Since environmental goods are not covered by a single chapter of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) ‐ the international basis for codifying trade and tariffs ‐ an agreement on environmental goods must be defined by reference to an agreed list.
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: November 1, 2005