Options to Incorporate Circular Economy Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements

Based on international comparative advantages and scale effects, trade can help enable a global circular economy transition.

Writers

Christophe Bellmann (IISD) and Malena Sell (Sitra)

Published

This report explores ways in which trade policy can further support a transition to a more circular economy using regional trade agreements (RTAs) as a vehicle.

In doing so, it suggests possible options to incorporate circular economy-related provisions in future RTAs, building on precedents with similar objectives in agreements currently in force or under negotiation.

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Publication details

Title

Options to Incorporate Circular Economy Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements

Authors

Christophe Bellmann (IISD) and Malena Sell (Sitra)

Place of publication

Winnipeg

Year of publication

2021

Publisher

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Outlook

39

Subject

circular economy, circular economy trade, trade

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