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Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Chile's Mining Sector

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: March 2000
  • Page count: 92
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 00.III.D.92

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Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid increase in trade. These studies are part of series of United Nations Environment Programme that discusses the trade liberalization on their natural and environmental resources. It also presents innovative strategies to address negative impacts and strengthen positive ones.