The fight against corruption in international trade: challenges and prospects for WTO rules

Luciana Dutra de Oliveira Silveira, Fernanda Vieira Kotzias


The economic globalization and market opening process initiated in the early 1990s generated several effects, among them, the growth of opportunities for the practice of corruption in the field of international trade. The present article addresses this debate aiming to discuss the challenges to improve multilateral anti-corruption rules and suggest possible mechanisms that allow a more engaged participation of the WTO in the anticorruption movement.


Corruption; WTO; Trade liberalization; WTO Agreement on Government Procurement; WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation



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