Trade Group Urges World Leaders To Back Doha Round

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 6:51 PM EDT) -- If national leaders do not step up their involvement in the flagging Doha Development Round talks at the World Trade Organization, efforts to complete the ambitious trade deal will fall through, a U.S. foreign trade group warned Monday.

The National Foreign Trade Council said that despite the optimism among negotiators at the beginning of the year, several key delegations from emerging economic powers have recently "dug in even deeper in positions that will prevent the conclusion of a deal."

The only solution, the group counseled, was...
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