WTO: Uncertainty Dominates As Members Return To Geneva Process

Volume
7,
Number
31
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25 September 2003
25 September 2003
In contrast to the last frantic hours in Cancun, Mexico, following the collapse of trade talks on 14 September -- during which WTO Members, as well as civil society and other groups, scrambled to issue statements and hold press briefings -- the journey back to Geneva has been quiet and gradual...
25 September 2003
Still recovering from the collapse of the recent WTO Ministerial Conference held at Cancun, many Members are visibly anxious over how the agriculture talks could be continued in Geneva without loosing momentum. According to sources, most delegations appear perplexed in the face of the uncertainty...
25 September 2003
EVENTS For a more comprehensive list of events in trade and sustainable development, please refer to ICTSD's web calendar . If you would like to submit an event, please email [email protected] . Coming Up: 25 September to 1...
25 September 2003
IMF, WORLD BANK HEADS PUSH FOR SPEEDY RESUMPTION OF TRADE TALKS The heads of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) at their annual meeting from 22-23 September in Dubai, called for the prompt resumption of the Doha round of trade talks following the breakdown of negotiations in...
25 September 2003
WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT 2003 - FDI POLICIES FOR DEVELOPMENT: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES. UNCTAD, September 2003. The World Investment Report 2003 focuses on the decline in foreign direct investment (FDI), which dropped 21 percent in 2002. Earlier chapters discuss the overall trends in...