Quotable: Mandela on aid vs. trade

Quotable: Mandela on aid vs. trade

"We need trade justice: no more subsidies and tariffs from the west that harm the exports and the people of Africa and the developing world. We need help to build infrastructure so that Africa can take advantage of trading opportunities and be given a fair chance to compete in the world economy."

- Nelson Mandela, at the G7 finance ministers meeting, February 4, 2005. Via The Guardian.

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