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CIRCUMVENTION

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Definition:
Getting around commitments in the WTO such as commitments to limit agricultural export subsidies. Includes: avoiding quotas and other restrictions by altering the country of origin of a product; measures taken by exporters to evade anti-dumping or countervailing duties.

Source Publication:
Doha World Trade Organisation Ministerial: Glossary of Terms.

Hyperlink:
http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/glossary_e/glossary_e.htm

Statistical Theme: International trade statistics

Created on Wednesday, August 14, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 08, 2013