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Vol 42 No 23

Published 23rd November 2001

No new order yet

Africa won one and a half of its demands in a week of fractious talks in Qatar

Africa's first meeting with the post-11 September world economic order wasn't encouraging. African delegations joined the 10-15 November World Trade Organisation negotiations in Doha, Qatar, with a lengthy list of concerns they wanted addressed in what Western ministers insisted would be a development round. African states in alliance with India and other major developing countries wanted the inequities of previous negotiating rounds addressed.

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