TPP as inspiration for the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi?

November 1, 2015

At the beginning of October, 12 Pacific Rim countries agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The TPP agreement has been hailed as a landmark trade pact, as it includes many issues that have so far not found their way into the rule of law in the multilateral trading system. As a reaction to the successful deal, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevêdo announced that the TPP “will serve as an inspiration for WTO members” for the forthcoming 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Topics: AGRICULTURE NAIROBI MINISTERIAL WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE DOHA ROUND MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCS)

Regions: KENYA ASIA-PACIFIC EAST AFRICA

Authors: E15 INITIATIVE

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