The WTO, the Post – Doha agenda and the Future of the Trade System : A development perspective Martin Khor

The rules and operations of the WTO have been major effects on the development policies of its developing country Members. The procedures and methods used before and at Doha also have not been transparent. Given the problems and imbalances in world trade, there is a need to rethink the dominant model of trade policy that has advocated across-the-board rapid liberalisation for developing countries.

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(This paper, as well as many other useful analytical papers on WTO issues are available at the TWN website www.twnside.org.sg)