International Trade Forum

The International Trade Forum is the magazine of the International Trade Centre (ITC). It focuses on trade promotion and export development, as part of ITC’s technical cooperation programme with developing countries and economies in transition. The magazine is published quarterly since 1964 in English, French and Spanish.


Putting principles into practice with WTO domestic regulation disciplines

Domestic regulation of services sectors has a significant impact on services trade. World Trade Organization (WTO) members have already agreed to negotiate a set of disciplines to ensure it is not unduly burdensome. There are many good reasons why services markets need regulation, such as protecting consumers, tackling fraud and tax evasion, and making services available to all citizens at equitable rates.


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