Sustainability Requirements for Biofuels in the EU: A New Trade and Environment Concern for the WTO?

Laurenza, Eugenia
December 2012
European Journal of Risk Regulation;2012, Issue 4, p607
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the trade and environmental concern by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the sustainability of biofuel in the European Union (EU). It says that Argentina raised its concern, during the WTO Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Committee) on June 13-14, 2012, on Spain's adopted measure due to claim of trade distortive effects. It mentions that Argentina's arguments highlight the increasing friction between multilateral trade and environmental measures.


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