WTO Off To 'Excellent Start' In Reviving Doha, Chief Says

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT) -- The head of the World Trade Organization said Friday that the body's members have made strides toward breaking an impasse on aspects of the Doha Development Agenda, following a recent summit that resulted in the first WTO-wide agreement in nearly two decades.

Speaking at a meeting of the WTO General Council on Friday, the organization's director-general, Roberto Azevedo, praised WTO members for the steps they have already taken toward developing a work plan for concluding the Doha agenda, negotiations for which started in 2001 but were...
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