The WTO machinery keeps turning. Trade negotiators and the Chairs of the negotiations continue to focus on the Doha Agenda, refusing to join the growing chorus of voices that have pronounced the Agenda beyond hope. Another set of negotiating texts
Ellen Gould, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The draft GATS disciplines, if implemented, would limit what governments can do to prevent and resolve such crises. They would hamstring regulators and further bias the regulatory process in favour of commercial interests.
New draft agricultural trade rules released at the World Trade Organization (WTO) today fail to repair a deeply flawed negotiating agenda, according to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP).