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Fisheries talks chair: Members being ‘constructive,’ must pick up the pace

May 20, 2022 at 4:23 PM
“Fish Week” at the World Trade Organization -- the first of at least two planned ahead of the 12th ministerial conference in June -- succeeded in shifting momentum in the negotiations to rein in harmful fisheries subsidies toward a constructive, more flexible atmosphere, but now members must put their money where their mouth is to reach an agreement, the chair of the talks said on Friday. The goal of Fish Week was to hold “intensive discussions aimed at closing the...

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