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Article XX (g) GATT
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Article XX (g) GATT

(g) relating to the conservation of exhaustible natural resources if such measures are made effective in conjunction with restrictions on domestic production or consumption;

A. General

1     Art. XX (g) provides a means (in general terms), for states to develop mechanisms to ensure that exhaustible natural resources are managed prudently. The conservation of environmental resources and sustaina…

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Matz-Lück, Nele, “Article XX (g) 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 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2022

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