Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs)

Lion, Christopher P.
January 1994
Business America;Jan1994, Vol. 115 Issue 1, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on the United States' primary objectives in the Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIM) of imposition of General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade disciplines on trade-related investment measures. Results of the agreement; Benefits for US interests.


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