Archive - out 29, 2005

WTO Clears Saudi Arabia's Entry

Original Publication Date: 
28 October, 2005
Saudi Arabia was given a green light on Friday to join the World Trade Organization, in time to participate in December's crucial ministerial summit in Hong Kong

The great GATS scandal

Original Publication Date: 
28 October, 2005
The latest maneuvers in the WTO vis a vis the GATS to torpedo its more development friendly elements is extremely worrying. This is an article on how this has been orchestrated, the opposition from developing countries, and the implications of the draft Ministerial text (26 October) for developing countries which the Chair has released.