Exchange Rate Measures: Who Judges The Issue--IMF or WTO?

V. Thorstensen, C. Muller, D. Ramos
2015 Journal of international economic law  
This article aims at adding to the debate on the impacts of exchange rate misalignment on trade. It is the continuation of an article-The Missing Link between the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), published by JIEL (May 2013). The first article presented the evolution of the regulation of 10 exchange rates under the IMF framework and its impacts to the multilateral trading system. This article focuses on the mechanisms available to the WTO to deal with
more » ... impacts of exchange rates on trade and discusses the prerogatives of the WTO and the IMF in judging such issues. Also, this article aims to decipher what would be the IMF role in a dispute involving exchange rate brought before the dispute settlement body 15 (DSB) of the WTO.
doi:10.1093/jiel/jgv009 fatcat:wfrnmky25zag5elxmwtipkyu2a