Is NAMA a Tool of Development? or Another Manifestation of Asymmetries in WTO Rules? Mehdi Shafaeddin

This brief argues that the collapse of the talks in the Doha Round actually arises because of fundamental reasons related to the contradictions in design and implementation of WTO rules. There are also inconsistencies between the agreed Doha Text and the subsequent proposals made by developed countries during the process of negotiations. This article concentrates on the issues related to NAMA (non-agricultural market access) as an example.

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