Reforming the WTO, part 5: how should the burden be shared?

In the last of our series on the challenges facing the World Trade Organisation, Ceylan Inan and Ira Poensgren (LSE) look at the tensions that have emerged between developed and developing countries as they try to agree how to treat each other. The definitions of ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ are contested, not least by the US, which particularly resents the benefits China and India enjoy through their continued status as developing nations.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at