General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
General Agreement on Tariffs and TradeA multilateral treaty entered into in 1948 by the intended members of the International Trade Organization, the purpose of which was to implement many of the rules and negotiated tariff reductions that would be overseen by the ITO. With the failure of the ITO to be approved, the GATT became the principal institution regulating trade policy until it was subsumed within the WTO in 1995.
General Agreement on Tariffs and TradeA trade agreement between a large number of countries, dating back to 1948, which was set up to improve trading world wide and to work towards the reduction of tariff barriers.
Plurilateral agreementPlurilateral agreement
The plurilateral agreements of the WTO contrast with the larger multilateral agreements in that the former are signed onto by only those member countries that choose to do so, while all members are party to the multilateral agreements.
Agriculture AgreementAgriculture Agreement
The agreement within the WTO that commits member governments to improve market access and reduce trade-distorting subsidies in agriculture.
Throughput agreementThroughput agreement
An agreement to put a specified amount of product per period through a particular facility. An example is an agreement to ship a specified amount of crude oil per period through a particular pipeline.
ABC agreementABC agreement
A contract between an employee and a brokerage firm outlining the rights of the firm purchasing an NYSE membership for that employee.
Investment agreementInvestment agreement
An contract specifying the rights and responsibilities of a host government and a corporation in the structure and operation of an investment project.
Further SuggestionsCommodity agreement
mortgage agreement in principle
Rights Agreement (aka "Poison Pill")
Bretton Woods Agreement
Raw material supply agreement
Canada-US Free Trade Agreement
Fiscal agency agreement
Equity contribution agreement
Tax clawback agreement
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)