WTO divided as UN calls for better system

December 23, 2015:  Positive outcomes of the WTO Ministerial meeting include some restraints on some, but not all, unfair agricultural export subsidies used by the US and EU, the exclusion of pro-corporate investment issues, and the retention of some development issues in future negotiations. But the WTO needs big changes to address the growing gap between rich and poor countries,  See analysis by Deborah Jamesexpert Alfred de Zayas, and Oxfam.