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Legal culture and trade disputes: Vietnam's increasing capacity to engage with the WTO

Journal Article


Abstract


  • This article examines the impact of legal culture on Vietnam's engagement with the WTO, and its engagement in trade disputes in particular. It provides case studies of several Vietnamese trade disputes as a means of examining this theme - including the Vietnamese catfish case, involving the US requirement that catfish from Asia be labelled as 'tra' or 'basa'; and the impact of the Chinese-Thai Early Harvest Agreement of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) in 2003.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • L. Toohey & C. B. Picker, 'Legal culture and trade disputes: Vietnam's increasing capacity to engage with the WTO' (2012) 10 Jurisprudence Journal 105-111.

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 105

End Page


  • 111

Volume


  • 10

Abstract


  • This article examines the impact of legal culture on Vietnam's engagement with the WTO, and its engagement in trade disputes in particular. It provides case studies of several Vietnamese trade disputes as a means of examining this theme - including the Vietnamese catfish case, involving the US requirement that catfish from Asia be labelled as 'tra' or 'basa'; and the impact of the Chinese-Thai Early Harvest Agreement of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) in 2003.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • L. Toohey & C. B. Picker, 'Legal culture and trade disputes: Vietnam's increasing capacity to engage with the WTO' (2012) 10 Jurisprudence Journal 105-111.

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 105

End Page


  • 111

Volume


  • 10