"Rules" outcomes on fisheries, trade remedies remain elusive ahead of Nairobi ministerial

December 10, 2015

The past year has seen a resurgence of activity in the WTO's rules negotiations, as various members of the global trade body revived debates on how to boost disciplines relating to anti-dumping duties, subsidies and countervailing measures, fisheries subsidies, and regional trade agreements (RTAs). With just days to go before the start of the organisation's Tenth Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, whether this increased engagement will translate into concrete outcomes -- and of what value -- remains extremely uncertain.

 

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Topics: NAIROBI MINISTERIAL WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) SUBSIDIES REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: KENYA

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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