Free course

Developing countries in the world trade regime

Free statement of participation on completion

Free trade or fair trade? This free course, Developing countries in the world trade regime, will help you to analyse the relationship that exists between developed and developing countries under the World Trade Organization regime of Development Round negotiations. The current world trade regime has a very mixed record in promoting growth and reducing poverty.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify the economic issues faced by developing countries in mutilateral trade negotiations
  • describe these issues from a developing country perspective
  • explain how the economic power of nations impinges upon the ability of states to negotiate settlements that are beneficial to them.