Guzman, based in the United States with a PhD. in economics, and Pauwelyn,
based in Europe with experience working for the WTO secretariat, bring an
international and methodological perspective to this comprehensive text.
Appropriate for a two- to three-hour international trade course,
International Trade Law covers all aspects of WTO law, including trade in
goods, services, and TRIPS. Using classic and recent cases, stimulating
questions and insightful explanatory material, this text provides a balance of
positive and normative approaches, mixing legal decisions with analysis of the
challenges facing the international trading system.
The Second Edition has been updated to include recent political and
economic events, issues and policy debates, and supplements new developments
in case law with additional questions and a revised Teacher’s Manual.
• Prepared by two leading WTO scholars – providing a balanced
international and methodological perspective.
• Up-to-date, discriminating case selection presents both classic
cases and recent doctrine.
• Contextualizes international trade issues with insights into
key economic factors at work.
• Key WTO cases are edited and presented to illustrate and
teach central concepts and doctrine.
• Illuminating introductory and explanatory material throughout .
• Helpful summaries of key teaching points are included in each
• Well-crafted questions stimulate class discussion on policy
• Manageable length for two- and three-credit courses.
• Adaptable to graduate-level courses in international trade.
• Comprehensive Teachers Manual with answers to questions as well
as teaching suggestions, tips, and supplementary material appropriate for
• Complemented by a thorough and up-to-date documents supplement.
The Second Edition has been revised to include:
• Updates for currency, including:
• Transition from the Bush administration to the Obama
• The global financial crisis.
• Deadlock in the Doha Round of trade talks.
• Impasse in regional trade deals.
• Protectionist pressure discussion, with examples from U.S. and
• Status of the EC – Hormones dispute.
• New EU GSP scheme.
• Coverage of debates on industrial policy, especially in China
and other emerging countries.
• More extensive discussion of the negotiating history
surrounding the mergence of the GATT in 1947.
• New case law, including:
• Key TRIPs cases.
• U.S.-China (Poultry)
• U.S. (Cotton 21.5).
• Colombia (Ports of Entry).
• Thai (Cigarettes).
• China (Audiovisuals).
• U.S. (AD & CVD).
• U.S. (Aircraft).
• U.S. (Tyres)
• Australia (Apples).
• China (IP Rights).
• New and revised problems.
• Updated Teacher's Manual