The World Trade Organisation headquarters next to a red traffic light in Geneva, Switzerland, last year. Officials in Geneva are keenly aware of how little they have delivered since Doha Round talks ground to a halt. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Asia-Pacific needs the WTO to stay relevant in an increasingly uncertain world

  • Bilateral negotiations never favour smaller economies and losing the WTO’s multilateral dispute settlement channel would be a major loss for the Asia-Pacific. We cannot afford to take the WTO for granted, weakened as it is and in sore need of reforms.

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The World Trade Organisation headquarters next to a red traffic light in Geneva, Switzerland, last year. Officials in Geneva are keenly aware of how little they have delivered since Doha Round talks ground to a halt. Photo: Reuters
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