The WTO's Doha Negotiations and Impasse: A Development Perspective
Original Publication Date:
7 December, 2006
Martin Khor, Director, Third World Network
The Doha Work Programme (DWP) of the World Trade Organisation is facing a crisis, most recently reflected in the suspension of all negotiations at the end of July 2006, after the failure of six major member countries to make sufficient progress among themselves on the modalities of negotiations on two key areas, agriculture and non-agricultural market access (NAMA).