Getting the most out of the WTO and the Doha Round

Chairman's speech

On 23 August 2002, the Chairman Gary Banks gave a brief opening presentation to a one-day public hearing on the 'WTO Doha Round' held by the Trade Sub-Committee of Parliament.

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Contents

Introduction

The benefits of multilateralism

Australia has benefited from domestic liberalisation

Promoting awareness of the domestic gains

The opportunities of Doha

Argiculture - maybe this time?

Services tradeoffs

Developing countries should do their bit

Influencing the rules

Underpinning Doha liberalisation