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Developing countries criticize WTO ag text while U.S. largely supports

September 8, 2021 at 5:28 PM
Many developing countries on Wednesday criticized the draft negotiating text in the World Trade Organization agriculture negotiations as unbalanced, while the U.S. and other largely developed countries were more supportive. Agriculture is one of the several areas in which WTO members are hoping to forge an agreement by the upcoming 12th ministerial conference. The chair of the negotiations, Costa Rican Ambassador Gloria Abraham Peralta, circulated to members in July her draft text . She has said the text was meant...


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