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Environmental goods at WTO - the question of tariff reduction

In WTO, the developed-developing dichotomies are more often than not insignificant, as countries adopt different positions on individual issues that suit their specific interests. At the Doha Ministerial Conference, for instance, the common position of developing countries failed to converge when they gave up on environment at the last moment. Consequently, substantial aspects of the trade-environment debate were made part of negotiations. Full Text

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