Developing Countries Say Farming Key to Reaching Doha Trade Deal
Byline: Jonathan Lynn
GENEVA, Nov. 16 (Reuters) -- Opening up rich country farm markets is crucial to the success of long-running trade talks, which must focus on the needs of developing countries, poor nations said on Thursday.
The call amounts to a challenge to rich countries to say exactly what they are prepared to offer in agriculture to bring the faltering Doha round of talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to an early conclusion.
A successful outcome would inject confidence to a world economy shaken by the credit crisis but in which developing countries have increasing weight, said the ministers and senior officials representing nearly 100 …
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