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    Boosting Market Access


    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2005

    As delegates from around the world gather for the WTO Ministerial Conference in Hong Kong, the Doha Development Agenda talks are once more in the spotlight.

    The stories now on Trade Forum online reflect some key issues:

    We bring you a seasoned observer's views on topics that developing countries are watching at WTO, from agriculture to preferential market access.

    Read why Pascal Lamy encourages developing countries to pay attention to services in the Doha round of trade talks.

    Find out also how ITC is aiding developing countries to participate more effectively in trade talks, with, for example, market analysis tools and help to address business concerns in negotiating strategies, such as in Pakistan.

    At a time when there is greater interest in trade as a means to development, a former ITC director with more than three decades' experience shares his views on successful trade development approaches.

    These stories and more are available below.