This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
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WTO Director General Pascal Lamy has warned that time is running out for securing a breakthrough in the Doha Round of trade talks. Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, says Director Lamy also told the organization’s members that urgent progress was needed soon if they were to achieve their end of the year goal.
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Adams says officials have reported that the talks that took place in Geneva the week of February 14th were conducted in a cooperative spirit but produced nothing which could be cited as concrete progress.
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According to Adams the National Cotton Council has raised some concern regarding the negotiating text currently on the table.
Adams says there will continue to be dialogue among key countries with the hopes to have revised draft text available by April.