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The Gulf Natural Gas Dual Pricing Regime: WTO Rules and Economic Growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council

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Stakeholders in the international economy have long considered energy a crucial aspect of national sovereignty - a commodity inherently political in nature. Because of its contentious nature, energy and natural resources have been the source of conflicts for a millennia. With the sharp increase of the international price of oil and natural gas from 2002-2008, energy subsidization in the energy-rich exporting countries assumed center stage. A narrow focus on this new dynamic, however, obscures the basic issue that developed and developing countries tend to view energy in fundamentally contradictory ways. For developed, OECD countries energy is primarily a tool used to promote the smooth running of the global economy. This new book discusses the role

 

Table of Contents:


1. Introduction

2. The Subsidization of Energy and Sustainable Development

3. Overview of Dual Pricing and Sustainable Development: The Gulf in Focus

4. General Analysis of Gulf Dual Pricing under the Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement

5. Prohibited and Actionable Subsidies

6. Conclusion

Index

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The Gulf Natural Gas Dual Pricing Regime: WTO Rules and Economic Growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council
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For Academic Citation: Dargin, Justin. The Gulf Natural Gas Dual Pricing Regime: WTO Rules and Economic Growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council. Nova Science Publishers, 2nd Quarter, 2011.

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