Doha Remains Elephant in WTO Room Masking Small Nairobi Wins

  • Leaders agreed to cut tariffs on $1.3 trillion of tech goods
  • Doha round of talks still unfinished after almost 15 years

The World Trade Organization’s conference in Nairobi this week scored a series of small victories on matters such as fishing subsidies and import tariffs on mobile phones, even as questions on the relevance of the 14-year-old talks on trade development remain.

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