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Strengthening Developing Countries in the WTO (No. 8)

USD 6.00 Publisher: TWN
ISBN: 983-9747-38-X
Year: 1999
No. of pages: 48
Size of book: 16.5cm x 24cm
Author: Bhagirath Lal Das
About the Author

Bhagirath Lal Das served in the Indian Administrative Service, from where he retired as a Secretary to the Government of India. He has had a long association with international trade issues, participating directly in a large number of bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations. He was India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to GATT and Deputy Permanent Representative to UNCTAD in Geneva. During that period he also functioned as Chairman of the GATT Council and of the GATT Contracting Parties. Later, he spent five years with UNCTAD as its Director of International Trade Programmes. In that capacity, along with his other responsibilities, he organized and coordinated UNCTAD’s technical assistance programme for developing countries to facilitate their participation in the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations which culminated in the setting up of the World Trade Organization. His earlier books are An Introduction to the WTO Agreements, The WTO Agreements: Deficiencies, Imbalances and Required Changes and The World Trade Organization: A Guide to the Framework for International Trade. He now provides consultancy services to various institutions.


1. Introduction

2. Opportunities, Challenges and Response

3. Manifestations of Weakness of Developing Countries

4. Strategies of Developing Countries in the WTO

5. The WTO Decision-Making Process

6. A Glimpse of the Tasks Ahead

7. The Future Course


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