ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

D RavikanthSubscribe to D Ravikanth

WTO Upside Down

The Indian decision to block adoption of a decision on trade facilitation at the World Trade Organisation has been portrayed as "short-sighted". If truth be told, long-pending proposals for reforming the Agreement on Agriculture were being sidelined, while interested parties were pushing ahead with the new agenda on trade facilitation. A clearer understanding of the issues in agriculture vs the issues in trade facilitation would enable a better appreciation of what is at stake.
Back to Top