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MC13: Abu Dhabi

New ag text proposes negotiating timelines; public stockholding contested

March 1, 2024 at 3:44 AM
Editor's note: For news on the final outcomes of MC13, consult our special report . ABU DHABI – The latest agricultural draft text circulated to members on Friday at the World Trade Organization’s 13th ministerial conference includes options for establishing negotiating timelines, but the bellwether issue of public stockholding has not been resolved and talks are going poorly, according to officials here. The agriculture negotiations have been proceeding in “facilitator-led discussions” that include only a handful of members. Negotiators...

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