Economic hopes at stake at WTO talks


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  • Tuesday, 09 Sep 2003

CANCUN (Mexico): With the US economy recovering only slowly, Europe sluggish and Japan still in a slump, crucial trade talks in Mexico this week could give the world economy a ray of hope. 

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) will try at the Caribbean beach resort of Cancun to solve thorny trade issues that have prevented its 146 member nations from striking a comprehensive world trade deal as planned by the end of next year. 

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