The WTO deal: What has been gained?

The World Trade Organisation announced recently that a deal has been reached to which all 159 member countries have given their assent. I am extremely suspicious. My suspicion stems from my experience of the negotiations in the Doha ‘development’ Round years ago when I was a player in such negotiations through my involvement at the time in the Guyana and Caribbean sugar industry.

I remember such negotiations becoming less and less about ‘development’ for the small developing countries like ourselves  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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