Distortion of international trade by discriminatory requirements with respect to marks of product origin


Compulsory requirements for labelling products with the country of origin create an unwarranted restriction on trade, partly because of the added costs of fulfilling the marking requirements of each importing country, and partly because the legibility requirement often significantly reduces the attractiveness of the product.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
23.09.2019 – 16:47 CEST