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Expert Opinion

The Warwick Commission has taken evidence from a number of trade experts from around the globe.


Sharad Joshi, Member of Indian Parliament

  • The problems of the world trade system and the future of the multilateral trading system after Doha.

Manab Majumdar, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

  • The major challenges facing the multilateral trading system from the perspective of India and the kind of recommendations he would like to see the Commission make

Carlos Primo Braga, Senior Adviser, The World Bank

  • The history of the world trade system and the issue of coherence amongst multilateral institutions

Scott Kennedy, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures; and Political Science Director, Research Centre for Chinese Politics and Business, Indiana University
  • The emergence of China as an actor in the global political economy

Debapriya Bhattacharya, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh

  • The role of the Doha Development Round and the future of the WTO from the perspective of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Agata Antkiewicz, Senior Researcher, Centre for International Governance Innovation

  • The role of emerging economies in the global trade system and the significance of new players like China

Rajiv Kumar, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

  • The future of the WTO from an Indian perspective: Does the failure of the Doha Round mean the death of the WTO?

Robert Wolfe, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queens University, Ontario

  • The future of the world trade system following the Doha Round