Global: WTO services negotiators pressed to declare their hand

By Keith Nuthall

The services negotiations of the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) Doha Development Round - which could create openings for universities, colleges and research institutes to open branches in foreign countries - are reaching a critical juncture.
A report on the talks by their chair, Mexico's ambassador to the WTO Fernando de Mateo has been released, as diplomats are considering trading removing restrictions on foreign services for reductions in tariffs and subsidies on food, drink and industrial goods.
De Mateo wrote: ...


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