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G20 communiqué calls for WTO overhaul, cites 'current trade issues,' steel concerns

December 01, 2018 at 2:22 PM
BUENOS AIRES – Leaders of countries representing 75 percent of international trade on Saturday issued a communiqué aimed at reshaping the World Trade Organization and calling for an expedited solution to steel overcapacity issues, though they stayed away from more controversial topics and traditional language on protectionism. The communiqué issued at the G20 leaders summit here says the countries agreed to “review progress” made on WTO reform efforts during the next G20 summit, set for next summer in Japan. It...

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