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Members aim to finish WTO fisheries talks by end of year, but divides remain

November 17, 2023 at 12:07 PM
GENEVA -- Senior officials gathered here last month pushed for the World Trade Organization’s negotiations on subsidies that contribute to overfishing and overcapacity to wrap up by the end of the year so a deal can be presented to ministers at the 13th ministerial conference in February, but to make that a reality, negotiators will have to bridge some wide gaps – including some that derailed agreement on the issue at MC12. While members agreed at MC12 to a deal...

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