The WTO’s Nairobi meetings: time to stop the rot

December 16, 2015

The World Trade Organization’s Tenth Ministerial Conference gets under way today in Nairobi – the first time the meetings have been held in Africa. Fourteen years ago, the WTO launched its Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations. The 9/11 atrocities had occurred just two months before. Those events strengthened the resolve of WTO members to show that economies with varied priorities and interests could come together with a shared purpose.

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Topics: NAIROBI MINISTERIAL DOHA ROUND WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) TRADE FACILITATION

Authors: FINANCIAL TIMES

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