This book provides a longitudinal study of developing country involvement in multilateral trade negotiations.
The trade regime established at the end of the Second World War did not cater for, and in some cases excluded, the developmental interests of the newly independent countries. This book offers a detailed analysis of:
In part two, the author explores the possibility that economic globalization may finally deliver to developing countries what they had failed to achieve in five decades of multilateral negotiations - an opportunity to climb the industrialization ladder and achieve development. The book offers a proposal for revising the format of trade negotiations in a way that helps overcome stalemates and deadlocks.
Trade, Development and Globalization will be of interest to students and scholars of international trade, trade and development, negotiation, global governance, political economy, international relations and economics.
1. Introduction Part I 2. Southern Coalitions in Trade Negotiations 3. The G77 and UNCTAD 4. The Cairns Group and Uruguay Round Chapter 5. The G20 in Doha Round Part II 6. Economic Globalization and Development 7. Reforming the Architecture of World Trade 8. Conclusion