Trade liberalisation

Growth is good for the poor

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The contention of opponents of trade liberalization that economic growth benefits the rich and leaves out the poor is refuted in a new paper by David Dollar and Aart Kraay of the World Bank.

New WTO head says developing countries must reap benefits of trade liberalization

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In his first speech as Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Mike Moore today addressed the Group of 77 Ministerial Meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, charting his priorities on the way ahead for trade and development. Mr Moore is the first Director-General of the GATT or the WTO to address the G77.