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[The practice of governments providing financial assistance to sectors of the economy or directly to private companies in order to protect infant industries or encourage economic development in a given region has been in existence for many centuries. Scotland, for example, was already providing...
[Due to the negative impact that fisheries subsidies have on trade, the environment and sustainable development, there is an urgent need to regulate fisheries subsidies. However, current legal frameworks are ineffective at regulating fisheries subsidies. Depletion of fish stocks can lead to...
[Due to increased international awareness of the importance of fisheries subsidies, this issue has made its way into WTO negotiations and at a series of Ministerial Conferences in the past decade.222 At first, the arguments among the WTO Members were on whether the existing SCM Agreement was...
[In Chapter 1, we looked at the current regulations applicable to fisheries subsidies under international law regimes and identified the need for fisheries subsidies reform. In Chapter 2, we followed the relevant negotiations within the WTO to understand the arguments and concerns of the WTO...
[The European Union (EU) has played an important role in global fishing activities. It faces the problems of overfishing and overcapacity of fishing fleets like other countries in the rest of the world. Although it has implemented measures to improve the situation, these problems remain to a...
[This study has probed into the magnitude of the fisheries subsidies issue. We have looked at the negative impacts of fisheries subsidies on trade, the environment and sustainable development. These show no signs of abating, because subsidies are continuously fed by a seemingly bottomless source...
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