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World Trade Bulletin

Gavin McFarlane of Temple Chambers Cardiff explores recent developments on the world trade front
After the Hong Kong ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation last December little progress has been made by the Member States to take matters any further. Little was achieved in Hong Kong beyond an agreement to disagree. Few firm dates were set for the implementation of the grand principles which had been wafted about by the delegates. Even fewer specific quantities or categories of goods or services were mentioned in the final release. It is impossible for the WTO administration and the first world countries to conceal the fact that until they give way on the main areas of complaint put forward by the third world no progress is going to be made towards the goal of...

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