Publication Economic / Social Policy - State / Democracy - International / Transnational - Globalization The WTO after Nairobi - where to now?

Some observations on looming changes in global trade structures

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Series

Policy Papers (en)

Authors

Arndt Hopfmann, Samuel Kasirye,

Published

January 2016

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The final declaration of the 10th Ministerial Conference made it quite clear that the future of the WTO is in limbo. Some perceive the current situation as standing at «a crossroads,» others already see it as a «cul-de-sac.» Either way, the WTO, which seemed so promising in the beginning, soon encountered tough challenges and now faces serious consequences.