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World Trade Organization Talks Collapse

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World Trade Organization Talks Collapse

World Trade Organization Talks Collapse

World Trade Organization Talks Collapse

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Members of the World Trade Organization on Monday called an end to five years of international trade talks on commerce liberalization after they failed to resolved disputes over farm aid. WTO chief Pascal Lamy put the Doha round of negotiations on hold indefinitely. It could take months or even years for the talks to resume. The collapse is seen as bad news, but it's not unexpected.

Guest:

Adam Davidson, NPR's international business correspondent.