4. International Trade Agreements and Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

  1. Daniel A. Sumner
  1. James F. Smith

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470290125.ch4

Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity

Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity

How to Cite

Smith, J. F. (2003) International Trade Agreements and Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, in Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity (ed D. A. Sumner), Blackwell Publishing Company, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470290125.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813819662

Online ISBN: 9780470290125

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Keywords:

  • international trade agreements;
  • phytosanitary measures;
  • sanitary measures;
  • health threats;
  • international standards

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The SPS Provisions

  • The SPS Compliance Requirements

  • The WTO, Federal and State Law

  • The Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade and Labeling

  • Implications of the WTO/SPS Agreement

  • Conclusion

  • Cases