G-20 Pittsburgh Summit commitment

Countries: 
Event/initiative: 
Date of commitment: 
September 2009
Millennium Development Goal: 

Commitment

Bring the Doha Round to a successful conclusion in 2010 and reaffirmed commitment to resist and rectify protectionist measures.

Target

  • Conclude Doha Round in 2010.
  • Resist and rectify protectionist measures (not new target).

Progress

  • Doha Round was not concluded in 2010 and negotiations remain at an impasse.
  • See G-20 Washington Summit commitment on protectionism.

Gap

  • Doha Round still to be concluded.
  • Protectionism is increasing and the commitment to roll back export restrictions has not been followed.

Additionality

Not new commitments; see related commitments listed above.

Download the Summit Communique here [pdf].
More information about the Doha Round on the WTO website.