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Why the Doha deadlock?

Why the Doha deadlock?
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First Published: Thu, Sep 24 2009. 11 07 AM IST
Updated: Thu, Sep 24 2009. 11 07 AM IST
After a two-day conclave earlier this month, the union minister for commerce and industry, Anand Sharma, announced that a deadlock over the Doha Round of trade talks had been broken, and that negotiations would now go forward.
On Just to Clarify, we’ll look today at what the often-used term “Doha Round” means, and why exactly there has been a deadlock over it. Joining us on the show is Pradeep Mehta, director-general of the CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition, and secretary general of CUTS International. CUTS, standing for Consumer Unit and Trust Society, is an NGO that works on trade and regulatory issues.
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First Published: Thu, Sep 24 2009. 11 07 AM IST