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Syllabus of the Subject: Trade in Services. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

  1. Introduction to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
  2. Transparency and liberalization in International Trade in services;
  3. Modes of supply of the trade in services;
  4. Most-favoured-nation;
  5. Market access and national treatment;
  6. List of commitments;
  7. Agreement, Annexes, and Schedules of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
  8. Case Study: Trade in Services under the United States-Colombia FTA and the European Union-Mexico FTA;
  9. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and national regulations;
  10. Doha Development;
  11. Other questions related to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
  12. Analysis of the World Trade in Services;
  13. Introduction to the Services Directive of the European Single Market.

The objectives of the subject “Trade in Services. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
  2. To understand the key concepts related to the trade in services: modes of supply, most-favoured-nation, liberalization, market access, and lists of commitments;
  3. To analyze the global market in services.

Sample:
“International Trade in Services. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)”
International Trade in Services (Master)

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Online Student Master in International Business

The Subject “Trade in Services. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters (MIB): Foreign Trade and Marketing, International Business.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Doctorate (DIB): World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Diploma: Foreign Trade.

Online Professional Diploma in International Trade

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English (or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Comercio de Servicios Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Commerce de services Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Comércio de serviços).

  1. Credits of the Subject “Trade in Services”: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

Area of Knowledge: Foreign trade. Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Sample:
Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment (World Trade Organization)

International Trade in Services. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

Since 1995 the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is in force. The main objective is to liberalize the Foreign trade in services (exports and imports) transparently to increase the world trade.

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) covers all the exportable services (the WTO identifies twelve basic sectors and 160 sub-sectors): tourism, business services, information technology, transport, finance, education, architecture, telecommunications, healthcare, insurance, construction, engineering, distribution, environmental, cultural, and sporting services.

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) seeks to promote the trade in services of the developing countries.

  1. In the developed economies, the services sector accounts for an average of 70% of the GDP, while in the developing countries is often below 50%;
  2. The United States is the largest global services exporter (14% of the total), followed by the United Kingdom (6%), Germany (6%), China, France, India, Japan, and Spain.

Under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) the most- favoured-nation may apply.

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) identifies four modes in the form of providing a service abroad:

  1. Cross-border trade;
  2. Consumption abroad;
  3. Commercial presence;
  4. Presence of natural persons.

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is perfectly compatible with Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs): Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (ACE).

In many FTAs usually, we will find chapters on trade in services and labour markets so that we will analyze the US-Colombia FTA and the EU-Mexico FTA.

The United States-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA):

Sample:
United States-Colombia Free Trade Agreement



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