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FOOD PRICES-Paying for Mismanagement

negotiations on these matters would require explicit consensus among WTO member countries. But this clause is unlikely to prevent eventual WTOassimilation of the investment issue, since the recently issued WTO report is blatantly in the interests of large capital, and it is evidently quite simple for the US and other industrial countries to push through a 'consensus' on previously unwilling nations, through a combination of carrots and sticks. As a result, the issue is now firmly on the agenda for the next WTO ministerial meeting planned for Geneva in 1998.

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