Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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Will protectionist sentiment in the United States result in the imposition of barriers ultimately impeding the flow of this foreign technology, or will the realities of reciprocity soften the restrictive legislation in some of the developing countries which are increasingly becoming technology exporters? It is clear that the international economic system becomes increasingly interdependent each year. What is ever more apparent is that trade flows, international capital movements, and the transnational transfer of technology are inextricably interrelated with other issues involved in the Global Dialogue, such as the role of energy in development, (including petroleum and alternate sources), the stabilization of commodity prices, and the access to developed countries' markets for lesser developed countries' exports.