Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Is Doha Dead?
WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy announced that ministers have failed in to agree on blueprint agreements in agriculture and industrial products.
Lamy told a press conference that out of a "to-do list" of 20 topics, 18 had seen positions converge but the gaps could not narrow on the 19th — the special safeguard mechanism for developing countries. Click here to read more.
In the coming days we will see if Doha is completely dead or if the agreed-upon parts can still survive.