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‘Like Products’ in International Trade Law: Towards a Consistent GATT/WTO Jurisprudence

Won-Mog Choi


The obligations of international trade law hinge upon the question of what constitute ‘like products’. Trade disputes will often involve an examination of whether the products in question are in competition with one another. The most common term used for this test is to ask whether they are ‘like products’ — that is, to ask whether products are sufficiently similar for consumers to see them as substitutable — and thus whether they are subject to the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The central thesis of this book is that despite the ... More

Keywords: like products, international trade law, trade disputes, World Trade Organization, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199260782
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260782.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Won-Mog Choi, author
Professor of International Trade Law, Ewha Womans University