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This new situation is most immediately threatening to proliberalization business lobbies, which, over a series of postwar GATT rounds, came to form a close and collusive relationship with government policymakers of the major developed countries.
The strong and not wholly mistaken perception of many NGOs that international business lobbies would simply transfer the investment rules agenda from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to the WTO was an important factor in mobilizing opposition in Seattle.
To prefigure the argument, the basic reason for NGO opposition to both the MAI and the next WTO round is the NGO belief that government policies and negotiating strategies have been captured by the big corporate lobbies in the major countries.
Particularly in the United States, the ratification of international commercial liberalization agreements before the 1990s was largely dependent on the mobilization of protrade business lobbies against sectoral, protectionist interests.