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Shea warns WTO against falling into all-talk, no-action trap on reform

By Brett Fortnam  / October 17, 2018 at 8:46 PM
The U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization on Tuesday warned WTO members against letting discussions about reforming the multilateral trading system get in the way of meaningful changes. “We are hearing a great deal these days about reforming the WTO in order to increase its effectiveness and its relevance,” Dennis Shea said at an informal heads of delegation meeting in Geneva. “The United States welcomes this more open and robust engagement on institutional issues. While advancing a reform agenda...

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