Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
New interface
Book sections

Competition Policy and Antidumping Reform: An Exercise in Transition

Abstract : Drawing attention to the marked similarities between the French stance in the negotiations leading up to the Franco-British treaty of 1860 and its attitude during the GATT Uruguay Round of the early 1990s, the author investigates the roots of French protectionism in domestic issues. He stresses the weakness of the constitutional system in France that has led to a search of stability in other arenas which in turn has inhibited progress towards freer trade. He identifies a new strand in French thinking on trade which takes a more positive view of multilateralism, and focuses on the importance of establishing reasoned and reasonable debate in France on trade issue.
Document type :
Book sections
Complete list of metadata
Contributor : Spire Sciences Po Institutional Repository Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:32:26 AM
Last modification on : Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:17:34 PM


  • HAL Id : hal-03394069, version 1
  • SCIENCESPO : 2441/7926



Patrick Messerlin. Competition Policy and Antidumping Reform: An Exercise in Transition. Jeffrey Schott. The World Trading System: Challenges Ahead, Peterson Institute - Peterson Institute for International Economics, pp.219 - 261, 1996, 0881322350. ⟨hal-03394069⟩



Record views