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its citizens. To a greater extent, this becomes a secondary consideration. Some governments’ trade policies are meant to represent specific economic interest groups within their respective countries. On give and take arrangements, the governments negotiate policies that favor these groups and in return, they help the government on its political interests. Such arrangements greatly influence international trade talks. The negotiators hold hard-line positions. The roots of disappointment are to be found in local politics of main WTO members on the central mercantilist items of the Doha negotiation agenda like manufacturing as well as agriculture (Das, 2004). The inadequate analytical abilities as compared to the complexity of the issues of negotiation faced by developing nations increased their uncertainty about when these countries have achieved reciprocity in trade negotiations therefore raising the probability of failed talks. (Kloppe, 2009). The countries involved in talks are more concerned about the effects of the deals on their respective citizens or
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at times to the specific economic groups or sponsors. Any slip may lead catastrophic effect, and therefore, fear of the unknown is derailing talks. Developing countries are currently the majority in World Trade Organization (WTO) and with their increasing powers in political and economic affairs. The trade negotiations are harder than before. Developing nations India and China are rapidly countries in the world. They argue that they need not be anticipated to minimize the trade distorting measures to an equal extent as more developed nations because of their low per capita income levels and less developed social security and safety systems. They further insist that more developed nations’ markets should be open than theirs because this will result in equitable distribution of world income. Most of these arguments and demands are opposed to by developed countries leading a stand off The changing priorities of developed countries. They are faced with new problems and challenges such as international environmental issues as a result of global warming and rise in sea levels. Tackling environmental issues as of late is one of the most troubling items for negotiation. There is no common goal as concerning tackling climate change. Countries and regions are divided on how best to deal with this issue. Developed countries have maintained their stand, and so are the developing countries. Changing relationships and goals among the countries is another factor that influences Doha talks as most countries resort to regional trading blocs and agreements that they argue give them better representation and are more specific in dealing with regional issues and concerns. About half of the world trade is now conducted under Regional Trading Agreements (RTA) (Das, 2004). Some countries are also in the fear of backlash especially from NGOs back in their countries. So in a nutshell, these negations face different challenges. There
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