Plurilaterals and the Multilateral Trading System

December 1, 2013

The multilateral trading system was shaped by plurilateral agreements. Given the size of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) membership and the diversity of interests in play, it is possible that the single undertaking has run its course. The ongoing Doha Round impasse means that key WTO rules are not being updated, while trade liberalisation has moved to other forums, principally regional.

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Topics: MULTILATERAL TRADING SYSTEM

Authors: PETER DRAPER MEMORY DUBE

Publishing Institution: THE E15 INITIATIVE

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