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Article XX (c) GATT
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Article XX (c) GATT

(c) relating to the importations or exportations of gold or silver;

A. General

1     The catalogue of exceptions to trade restrictions that would otherwise violate GATT provisions contains a variety of justifications that were important to the drafting states, even though they may have proven to be of little or no practical relevance in GATT panel decisions and WTO dispute settlement. The exception established by Art. X…

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Matz-Lück, Nele, “Article XX (c) GATT”, in: Commentaries on World Trade Law Online, Peter-Tobias Stoll and Holger Hestermeyer (General Editors); Laura Wanner, Gregory Messenger, Kiliane Huyghebaert, Jin Woo Kim, Markus Wagner, Patrick Abel, Christian Riffel (Volume Editors). Consulted online on 23 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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