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U.S. joins plurilateral WTO initiative on plastics trade

March 14, 2023 at 3:27 PM
The U.S. this week formally joined plurilateral talks at the World Trade Organization focused on reducing plastics pollution and facilitating more sustainable plastics trade. The Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade is one of three main environment-focused plurilateral efforts at the WTO; this is the second the Biden administration has joined after signing up to the Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions in 2021 . The plastics pollution initiative is coordinated by China, Ecuador and Australia...

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