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MC13: Abu Dhabi

New MC13 fisheries text narrows gaps, includes forced labor

March 1, 2024 at 3:16 AM
Editor's note: For news on the final outcomes of MC13, consult our special report . ABU DHABI – A new draft agreement on fisheries subsidies was circulated on Friday at the World Trade Organization’s 13th ministerial conference with only a handful of provisions left to finalize, including a U.S.-backed forced labor proposal and the length of transition periods for developing countries. WTO members are aiming to finalize an agreement on subsidies contributing to overfishing and overcapacity after the issue...

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