Afghanistan bid for WTO membership set for approval at Nairobi ministerial

November 20, 2015

Afghanistan has now cleared one of the final hurdles for WTO membership, with officials confirming last week that negotiations in the Working Party tasked with that process are now completed. The expected entry of Afghanistan to the global trade club marks the ninth least developed country (LDC) to be invited to join the organisation since it was founded in 1995. 

 

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Topics: NAIROBI MINISTERIAL WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCS)

Regions: AFGHANISTAN

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

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