Archive - jun 28, 2005 - Article

Controversial 'benchmarking' idea to dominate GATS talks?

Original Publication Date: 
27 June, 2005
It is still not clear what exactly the proponents of 'benchmarking' are proposing. However, many developing countries have been sceptical about the concept, believingthat it is being used as an instrument to oblige them to open up more of their servicessectors and in more ways than they would otherwise like.(M.Khor)