Implementation of the OECD procedural guidelines on trade and environment
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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English



  • OECD countries,
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  • Environmental policy -- OECD countries.,
  • OECD countries -- Commercial policy.

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OECD member countries were invited to co-operate with a second review of the Implementation of the OECD Procedural Guidelines on Trade and Environment, by responding to a questionnaire. This document contains a copy of the original questionnaire, and a compilation of the responses of the 25 OECD governments replying, plus that of the European Commission.

Edition Notes

SeriesOECD working papers,, vol. 7, no. 91, OECD working papers ;, v. 7, no. 91.
ContributionsOECD Trade Directorate., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Joint Session of Trade and Environment Experts.
LC ClassificationsMLCL 2002/00136 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. ;
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6895848M
LC Control Number00697351

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