GATS negotiators debate if there is a ?crisis? in WTO services talks

Original Publication Date: 
5 April, 2005

By Martin Khor and Sangeeta Shashikant, Geneva, 18 March 2005

Are the services negotiations in the WTO lagging behind talks in other areas of the Doha programme such as agriculture and NAMA and are they in a crisis situation?

This question emerged as the basis of an interesting debate among some of the leading players in the WTO