DOHA PREPARATION

Keith Nuthall
MINISTERS at the November's World Trade Organisation summit in Doha, Qatar, may be asked to agree speeding up the implementation of the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing, as part of a bid to clear away developing country objections to the launch of a full-scale trade round at the meeting.

Background papers obtained by Textile Month about a draft deal discussed at the WTO's general council, also include commitments "to exercise particular consideration and restraint before initiating investigations" regarding countervailing and ...


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