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Revista Opera 2009, 9

Author: Diego Alejandro Martínez Ballesteros

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Revista Opera ISSN: 1657-8651 opera@uexternado.edu.co Universidad Externado de Colombia Colombia Martínez Ballesteros, Diego Alejandro Examination of the environmental consequences of trade regimes in Latin America Revista Opera, núm.
9, 2009, pp.
173-195 Universidad Externado de Colombia Bogotá, Colombia Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=67515007011 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative OPERA, No 9 173 Examination of the environmental consequences of trade regimes in Latin America* diego alejandro martínez ballesteros ABBREVIATIONS ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean EKC Environmental Kuznets Curve FDI Foreign direct investment FTAA Free Trade Area of the Americas GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade IISD International Institute for Sustainable Development MERCOSUR Southern Common Market NAAEC North American Agreement of Environmental Cooperation (NAFTA’s environmental side agreement) NACEC or CEC Commission for Environmental Cooperation of the NAAEC NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NGOs Non-governmental organisations PPMs Processes and production methods UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNEP United Nations Environment Programme WTO World Trade Organization INTRODUCTION Like in most developing countries, Latin American governments have been worried about remaining competitive in world trade and attracting foreign investment as key aspects of their economic development. Nowadays, the region is experiencing a race of negotiations of bilateral free trade agreements in addition to regional trade agreements consolidated during the last decades.
However, the process of trade and investment liberalisation raised important concer...





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