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Estimating the WCO Revised Kyoto Convention’s Impact on International Trade

Svensson, Joakim LU (2012) NEKH01 20121
Department of Economics
Abstract
When administrations of customs procedures are heterogeneous, lack mutual cooperation and
suffer from unnecessary complexity, they become non-tariff barriers to trade. The WCO
International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs procedures
(Revised Kyoto Convention) serve as a blueprint for modern and efficient customs procedures,
supplementary to the WTO negotiations on trade facilitation confined by the Doha declaration
to the GATT Articles V, VIII and X. This paper examines the Revised Kyoto Convention’s impact
on international trade. Econometric analysis provided in this essay show that accession to the
convention and implementation of the principles of the General Annex is correlated with
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When administrations of customs procedures are heterogeneous, lack mutual cooperation and
suffer from unnecessary complexity, they become non-tariff barriers to trade. The WCO
International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs procedures
(Revised Kyoto Convention) serve as a blueprint for modern and efficient customs procedures,
supplementary to the WTO negotiations on trade facilitation confined by the Doha declaration
to the GATT Articles V, VIII and X. This paper examines the Revised Kyoto Convention’s impact
on international trade. Econometric analysis provided in this essay show that accession to the
convention and implementation of the principles of the General Annex is correlated with
increased trade volumes, thus promoting the expansion of international supply networks and
increases the gains of trade. (Less)
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author
Svensson, Joakim LU
supervisor
organization
course
NEKH01 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Trade Facilitation, Revised Kyoto Convention, World Customs Organization
language
English
id
2607321
date added to LUP
2012-06-15 11:23:07
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2012-06-15 11:23:07
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  abstract     = {When administrations of customs procedures are heterogeneous, lack mutual cooperation and 
suffer from unnecessary complexity, they become non-tariff barriers to trade. The WCO 
International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs procedures 
(Revised Kyoto Convention) serve as a blueprint for modern and efficient customs procedures, 
supplementary to the WTO negotiations on trade facilitation confined by the Doha declaration 
to the GATT Articles V, VIII and X. This paper examines the Revised Kyoto Convention’s impact 
on international trade. Econometric analysis provided in this essay show that accession to the 
convention and implementation of the principles of the General Annex is correlated with 
increased trade volumes, thus promoting the expansion of international supply networks and 
increases the gains of trade.},
  author       = {Svensson, Joakim},
  keyword      = {Trade Facilitation,Revised Kyoto Convention,World Customs Organization},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Estimating the WCO Revised Kyoto Convention’s Impact on International Trade},
  year         = {2012},
}