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TISA ministerial canceled because a deal in 2016 has been ruled out

November 18, 2016 at 3:59 PM
Parties to the Trade in Services Agreement decided at a Nov. 18 ambassadors meeting not to hold a ministerial in early December because they will not be able to conclude a deal by that time, according to Geneva sources. Talks will continue in Geneva, as TISA parties believe that concluding a deal is within sight. Negotiators are now switching their focus from trying to conclude the deal this year to taking stock of where the talks stand to best position...

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