What You Need to Know About the WTO Before the Hong Kong Ministerial

By Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

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I. Conclusive Data Show that a Decade of WTO Implementation Has Left the Majority in Poor and
Rich Countries Alike in Worse Conditions

II. The Model Upon Which WTO Is Based Has Proven a Failure, Even as Measured Against its
Purported Narrow Goal of Increasing Economic Growth

III.Best Case Scenarios for Doha Talks Would Increase Urban Hunger in Developing Countries,
According to Pro-WTO World Bank Study

IV.Best Case Scenarios for Doha Talks Would Result in Extremely Small Gains for Some Developing
Countries, Net Losses for Many Others, Per Pro-WTO World Bank Study