Political and Economic Costs Are Too High to Give Up on Doha

The World Trade talks may have collapsed, but the European Union is still keen for the negotiations to succeed

Peter Mandelson
Published: Wednesday, 08/02/2006 12:00 am EDT

The suspension of negotiations in the World Trade Organzation's Doha Round is a painful blow for the global trading system. The potential costs of indefinite suspension are high, both politically and economically.

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