Draft Ministerial text: Anti-developmental delaying tactic, sign of impending failure

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005

The new draft WTO 6th Ministerial text released today still attacks Third World agriculture, industry and services without making any real headway against First World subsidies and protections for domestic producers. At the same time it tries to avert a rejection by dissatisfied underdeveloped country delegations through the promise of a