The Cancún Ministerial, which
concluded September 14, 2003, without consensus, was the
latest meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The
Ministerial was intended to continue the negotiations started in the Doha
Round of 2001, where WTO members agreed to begin talks to lower tariffs
and other barriers to free and fair agricultural trade. Here is some background information about the history
of the WTO, the negotiations process, and the Cancún meeting.
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