The so-called "Doha Round" of World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks, now in its seventh year, has ended without agreement due to deep divisions, particularly between the United States, India and China, over access to agricultural markets and aid to farmers in developing countries. The Doha Round of trade negotiations was launched in 2001 mainly to liberalise global trade in agriculture, industrial goods and services among WTO members. Despite the collapse in negotiations, WTO Secretary General Pascal Lamy indicated that trade negotiations would be revived, but it is unclear when this will occur. Moreover, it is unlikely that substantive progress will be made until after the US presidential election in November 2008.