The WTO has perfected an opaque process of decision-making in which the views of the US trump the concerns of all other members
A successful ministerial summit of a multilateral organization invariably raises hope and confidence. For an inter-governmental organization like the World Trade Organization (WTO), with a membership of 164 countries, the biennial ministerial meeting is a crucial event. The 10th ministerial conference that concluded in Nairobi, Kenya, almost two months ago, is no exception. It brought about a substantive agreement on eliminating export subsidies.