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    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 1/2001 

    -- Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution: How to settle international business disputes. 266 pages. Handbook focusing on available methods for preventing and resolving commercial disputes - deals with different types of disputes encountered in international trade and describes methods for preventing or resolving them; outlines fundamental principles applicable to international commercial arbitration; explains how to draft an arbitration clause and provides selected model clauses; appendices contain text of major international arbitration conventions and rules, as well as list of arbitration institutions worldwide.

    -- Executive Forum 2000: Export Development in the Digital Economy. 125 pages. Summary of discussions held at Executive Forum 2000 on Export Development in the Digital Economy, organized by the International Trade Centre and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs in Montreux, Switzerland in September 2000 - focuses on the role and importance of the digital economy as a factor in building and maintaining export performance in developing countries; assesses impact of e-trade on traditional export practices; explores how developing and transitional economies have responded to the competitive challenges of the digital economy; examines conditions for a national environment that will allow sustainable and effective participation in the digital economy; discusses the short-term initiatives required to promote e-competency and e-trade capability within the public and private sectors; outlines role of national trade support institutions, and key concepts for strategy-makers addressing national response to digital economy.

    -- Business Guide to the General Agreement on Trade in Services. Revised edition. 263 pages. Updated version of Business Guide to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (1999). Guide to GATS and the key features of the multilateral system of trade rules covering services - examines rights and benefits conferred and obligations imposed by GATS on the business community and governments; implications for developing countries and economies in transition; identifies main opportunities and challenges encountered at the practical business level in the implementation of GATS rules and market access commitments.