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Azevêdo calls for political will to fix global trade 'crisis'

September 11, 2018 at 6:43 PM
World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevêdo on Tuesday called for a political solution to the “crisis in global trade” stemming from the recent trade escalations and holds on judges for the Appellate Body. “Ultimately I think that this issue, and all of the trade tensions that we see today, will not be solved through technical mechanisms and procedures,” Azevêdo said in a speech to the WTO’s Commonwealth members . “The crisis in global trade is political. It requires a...

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