The WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

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This chapter examines the disciplines contained in the SPS Agreement to establish the extent to which they permit WTO members, such as South Africa and other African countries, to promote their trade interests by using these rules to challenge the SPS measures of their trading partners on the one hand, and to address their own non-trade concerns in the area of food safety, and the protection of plant and animal health, on the other.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Economic Law:
Subtitle of host publication(Southern) African Perspectives and Priorities
EditorsKholofelo Kugler, Franziska Sucker
PublisherJuta & Co. Ltd.
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • International Economic law
  • International trade law
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary regulations


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