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That's a vital point. Free trade may stimulate growth (i.e. increase the total take) but the distribution is skewed, there are winners and losers. The winners from the Doha Round would be the Cairns Group countries and "emerging" agri-nations like Brazil, India, Thailand, with little or no guarantee as to the beneficial effect for their own poor by a more egalitarian internal distribution. Next, big agri-business, including grain merchants, and the transport and financial industries associated with them.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Jan 29th, 2007 at 02:39:54 PM EST
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