Trade and Environment Briefings: Environmental Services - Policy Brief 7

United Nations Environment Programme ; International Trade Center (ITC) ; International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) (2012-06)

The market for environmental services is substantial and growing, driven in part by increasing environmental regulation and changing consumer preferences. If well managed, liberalisation of trade in environmental services can provide substantial benefits to the private sector as well as the general public through enhanced market opportunities, improved health and environmental sustainability, particularly in developing countries.

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