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Trade In Services Agreement Wto

The agreement covers about 70% of the global services economy. Some argue that TISA`s goal is to privatize global trade in services in sectors such as banking, healthcare and transport. [1] [7] Services account for 75% of U.S. economic output. In EU countries, services account for almost 75% of employment and gross domestic product. [8] A preliminary analysis of the annexation of financial services by the eminent critic of free trade, Professor Jane Kelsey, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand, was published with the publication of WikiLeaks. [18] TJM believes that tiSA should benefit at the expense of citizens at the enterprise level and therefore joins trade unions and civil society organisations around the world in calling for the abolition of TiSA. In a closer position, TJM wants to convince the UK and the EU to withdraw from the negotiations by informing and mobilizing citizens and organisations to lobby their representatives. Article I, paragraph 3 of the GATS excludes „services provided in the exercise of state authority.“ These are services that are not provided on a commercial basis or in competition with other providers. In cases, these are social security systems and all other public services, such as health or education, which are provided in non-market conditions. The creation of public services and the use of local enterprises can be particularly important in countries with low incomes and few jobs.

As a result, many general provisions of the TTI, including national treatment requirements (Article I-4) and market access (Article I-3), can have a significant impact on low-income countries, as the protection of affordable services and local jobs is eliminated. Moreover, in these countries, regulation is often urgent, but less developed, so countries will be particularly affected by necessity testing, immobilization and ratchet clauses. Service providers may face trade barriers abroad when faced with opaque licensing or licensing systems. The annex of the national regulation aims to promote clear and effective disciplines in national regulation to ensure the predictability and transparency of authorisation or authorisation procedures. Under this schedule, Canada intends to introduce an innovative provision to ensure that measures relating to licensing and qualification requirements and procedures are not gender-discriminatory.

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