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Sources: Deadline for WTO fisheries outcome likely to be pushed to 2020 ministerial

October 9, 2019 at 3:06 PM
GENEVA -- The December deadline that World Trade Organization members have set to reach an outcome in fisheries subsidies negotiations is not likely to be met, according to sources here who said it is expected to be pushed back to the next ministerial in June 2020. Members have been negotiating how to reduce or eliminate subsidies for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, with the goal of an outcome by December. Success in the fisheries talks is seen as critical for...

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