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G20 trade ministers commit to improving global ‘trade environment,’ urgent WTO reform

June 9, 2019 at 8:08 AM
TSUKUBA, JAPAN – G20 trade ministers concluded their summit here this weekend with a joint statement and a chairs’ statement outlining a “need” to ameliorate the global trading environment and undertake World Trade Organization reform “with a sense of urgency.” Sunday’s discussions focused on general trade matters in the morning and WTO reform in the afternoon, according to ministers in attendance. The meetings, which included both trade and digital economy ministers for the first time, resulted in documents that included...

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