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As U.S. aims to lower expectations for MC12, other countries push for ambition

July 23, 2021 at 4:40 PM
In recent statements in Geneva, including one on Friday, the U.S. has attempted to temper expectations for the upcoming World Trade Organization ministerial, pushing members to be “realistic” and warning against an overly lengthy to-do list – putting the country at odds with others that are urging the WTO to be more ambitious. The 12th ministerial conference, scheduled to begin on Nov. 30 in Geneva, will be the first in four years for gatherings that are generally biennial. It is...

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