Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers
Author(s): Yongzheng Yang
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2005
Keywords: Africa, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Doha Round, preference erosion, special and differential treatment, market access, export markets, tariff cuts, trade barriers,
Improving market access in industrial countries and retaining preferences have been Africa's two key objectives in the Doha Round trade negotiations. This paper argues that African negotiators may have overlooked t...