Developing Countries in the World Trading System: The Uruguay Round and Beyond
Ramesh Adhikari, Prema-Chandra AthukoralgeISBN: 1840647248;
?Developing countries are again, as in the early days of UNCTAD, becoming a major focus in the discussion of world trade reforms. Their sense that the Uruguay Round and the WTO system failed to address their concerns is a major factor behind the current problems in mounting a new multilateral round. This book addresses the key concerns of developing countries and suggests a number of reforms that will enable them to become equal partners in the world trading system.' - Peter J. Lloyd, Universityof Melbourne, Australia Experience suggests that trade liberalization has contributed substantially to the remarkable growth of industrialized countries. However, for various reasons many developing countries have not yet been able to integrate successfully into global markets and reap the growth-inducing and poverty-reducing benefits of trade. This book argues that while developing countries are heavily represented in the WTO - accounting for about four-fifths of its membership -...
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