U.S. insurers hail WTO deal to lift world trade barriers

Jennings, John
December 1997
National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;12/22/97 -12/29/97, Vol. 101 Issue 51, p1
Reports that American insurers hailed a World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement to liberalize international trade in services. Pledge of 97 countries to open their insurance, banking and securities sectors to foreign competitors in varying degrees; Coverage of the accord; Agreeement of WTO members to subject financial services to legally binding fair-trade rules and disciplines.


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