Territorial Application – Border Traffic – Customs Union and Free Trade Area The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), signed on 30 October 1947 by 23 countries, was a legal agreement to minimize barriers to international trade by removing or reducing quotas, tariffs and subsidies, while maintaining important rules. The GATT is expected to stimulate economic recovery after the Second World War through the reconstruction and liberalization of world trade. A central and user-friendly data portal for access to a wide range of WTO statistical indicators on international trade, tariffs, non-tariff measures and other indicators. The working hypothesis for collective bargaining was a linear reduction of 50% in tariffs, with the smallest number of exceptions. A long-term argument has developed about the trade effects of a uniform linear reduction on the dispersed rates (low tariffs and high rates quite far away) of the United States compared to the much more concentrated rates of the EEC, which also tended to be under the ownership of U.S. tariffs. 3. (a) The contracting parties undertake to take due account, in the implementation of their internal policy, of the need to maintain the balance of payments on a healthy and sustainable basis and to avoid the inopitability of the inopitability of the uneconomic use of productive resources. They recognize that, in order to achieve these objectives, it is desirable to take measures as far as possible that extend international trade and do not support it. (a) the use of foreign exchange controls or exchange restrictions by a contracting party, in accordance with or with the provisions of the International Monetary Fund, a special exchange agreement with the contracting parties or the GATT and its successor, the WTO, has succeeded in reducing tariffs. Average tariff levels for large GATT participants were about 22% in 1947, but were 5% after the Uruguay Round of 1999.  Experts attribute some of these tariff changes to the GATT and the WTO.    4.
(a) unless otherwise stipulated in this paragraph, the conversion rate to be used for each participating currency is required for the purposes of paragraph 2 for the purposes of paragraph 2, so that a contracting party converts a price expressed in another country`s currency into its own currency, the conversion rate of the conversion rate for each participating currency is based on the face value or exchange rate recognized in accordance with the statutes International Monetary Fund; or on the face value set in accordance with a special exchange agreement under Article XV of this agreement.