PONS, Emilie (2008): La certification durable des agrocarburants: compatibilité de la proposition européenne avec les règles de l'OMC. Published in: Rapport du Ministère de l'Ecologie, de l'Energie, du Développement durable et de l'Aménagement du territoire (10. December 2008)
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This article analyses the compatibility of the European directive on biofuels with WTO trade rules. More precisely, it focuses on the European Commission's decision to submit biofuels to sustainable certification for those later being eligible to the tax exemption and counted in the mandatory target of 10%. After providing an in-depth analysis of the measure at stake, our analysis concludes that the criteria proposed by the European Commission might be discriminatory and then, that the European Union might be challenged at the WTO.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||La certification durable des agrocarburants: compatibilité de la proposition européenne avec les règles de l'OMC|
|English Title:||Sustainable biofuels certification: compatibility of the european directive on biofuels with WTO trade rules|
|Keywords:||Biocarburants; agrocarburants; certification; durabilité; règles de l'OMC; discrimination|
|Subjects:||K - Law and Economics > K3 - Other Substantive Areas of Law > K32 - Environmental, Health, and Safety Law
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F18 - Trade and Environment
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q56 - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
|Depositing User:||Emilie PONS|
|Date Deposited:||02. Jul 2009 10:07|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 15:06|
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