Slippery slope in Global Commerce Policy
In this regard, slippery slope is: has roughly the same meaning as the thin edge of the wedge. The entries on trade policy are here. It refers to the beginning of a process that will almost inevitably lead to undesirable results from the point of view of those who do not wish to be anywhere near it.
Slippery slopein the wold Encyclopedia
For an introductory overview on international trade policy, see this entry.
Notes and References
- Dictionary of Trade Policy, “Slippery slope” entry (OAS)