Trade in services by mode of supply: definitions, collection strategies and preliminary results

Articles and reports: 13-605-X201800154966

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International trade in services is covered by a set of rules documented in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The GATS is a multilaterally agreed legal framework for trade in services, which provides a system of enforceable obligations and commitments for services trade that apply to all members of the World Trade Organization. The GATS defines trade in services as the supply of a service through any of the four modes of supply: cross border, consumption abroad, commercial presence, and the presence of natural persons.

Issue Number: 2018001
Author(s): Niman, Ekaterina; Rostami, Mitra
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PDFNovember 2, 2018
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