WTO Ministerial: In Landmark Move, Country Coalitions Set Plans to Advance on New Issues

December 14, 2017

The WTO’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference has drawn to a close, capping a busy week of talks which saw members only able to endorse limited substantive outcomes at the multilateral level. The last day also saw large groups of members confirm plans to conduct more structured work among themselves on e-commerce, investment facilitation, and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises.

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Topics: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) REGIONAL INTEGRATION

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

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