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  • Trade

    Gatt

    GATT, or more properly “the GATT”, stands for the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. This historic agreement was formulated at the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference that, even while World War II still raged, sought to facilitate and boost the world’s economic recovery once the war ended. The economists and diplomats from the 23 countries who formulated GATT set as their prime mission the ...

  • Trade

    International Trade Organizations and Free Trade AgreementsGlobal financial markets are directly impacted by the trade practices of sovereign nations as well as the economic policies and agreements of regional organizations. Based upon geographic and historical factors, nation states are often best served by entering into bilateral and multilateral trading agreements with their ...