Unlocking Africa's trade potential in the global economy : policy paper
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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After fi fty years of very signifi cant progress, the future of the multilateral system of trade negotiations is currently surrounded by great uncertainty. Th e collapse of the Cancun World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Meeting has put pressure on the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries to reduce agricultural subsidies and other domestic support measures that distort global trade and contribute to the marginalization of Africa from the international trading system.