Facilitating Development in the World Trade Organization: A Proposal for the Council for Trade and Development and the Agreement on Development Facilitation (ADF)


Facilitating economic development has been an important objective in the World Trade Organization. Nonetheless, WTO rules set significant barriers to development efforts, and this paper advocates an extensive reform of the WTO system and WTO rules to remove these barriers and to better facilitate development


International Trade Law

Date of this Version

June 2005