Environment policy as restriction on trade

Other Names:
Trade-inhibiting environmental protection strategies

Environmental laws in developed countries have a direct or indirect influence on trade in developing countries, mainly because of certain restrictions on food imports.


Several west European countries will no longer import fruit and vegetables showing traces of DDT or other pesticides.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST