Can the Doha Review Conference make trade an engine for development? (April 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Apr 30, 2008

By Aldo Caliari
Source: Road to Doha Newsletter of the UN Financing for Development Office and Non-Governmental Liaison Service

The Doha Review Conference comes at a very crucial moment in the history of the multilateral trade system. In a guest editorial for the Road to Doha Newsletter, Aldo Caliari argues that, with its endeavor to place all sources of finance in the context of a development vision, the Conference will provide the right starting point for examining trade negotiations through a developmental lens, and that in assessing implementation of the trade chapter, the FFD Review should give central attention to trade-finance linkages.

For a copy of the Road to Doha Newsletter where the article appeared, click here.
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