The WTO Negotiations on Industrial Tariffs
What is at Stake for Developing Countries? - Working Paper #68
This booklet focuses on the implications of the negotiations on industrial tariffs for longer-term industrialization in developing countries. It concludes with a brief summary of the key points on how the negotiations could accommodate both the immediate needs and longer-term interests of developing countries.
About the Author
Former Director, Globalization and Development Strategies (retired)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Dr. Yilmaz Akyuz is the Special Economic Advisor of South Centre. Until his retirement in 2003, he was Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies as well as Chief Economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He has published extensively in macroeconomics, finance, growth and development. His current activities include policy research for international organizations, and advising governments on development policy issues, and the Third World Network on research in trade, finance and development.