Interview: WTO chief Pascal Lamy

Al Jazeera speaks to the WTO chief on whether open trade could benefit poorer countries.

    The

    The World Trade Organisation has reaffirmed - at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland - its commitment to fight trade protectionism. But many of the ministers have accused the US of feet-dragging.

    The criticism comes just four months after Barack Obama, the US president, agreed in Pittsburgh to the goal of wrapping up the Doha round of WTO negotiations in 2010.
      
    In Davos, Al Jazeera's Stephen Cole speaks to Pascal Lamy, the WTO director-general,  on how open trade could benefit poorer countries.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.