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Failure of Buenos Aires and WTO future

  • Poppy S. Winanti
    Poppy S. Winanti

    Teaches at the international relations department, Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta | Tue, January 2, 2018 | 08:15 am
Failure of Buenos Aires and WTO future The gap between major and emerging economies, particularly in the Doha Development Agenda, has widened since the agendas were introduced in 2001. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM The 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires ended on Dec. 13 in a stalemate. As predicted, it failed to conclude any major trade negotiations. However, few expected that the members would have been able to agree on less controversial trade issues, such as e-commerce, but the meeting ended in deadlock even for such minor proposals. Since the last ministerial me...

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