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The year ahead: plurilateral negotiations

U.S. negotiating positions on EGA, TISA and fisheries are now in Trump's hands

December 29, 2016 at 11:01 AM
The incoming Trump administration will enter into a negotiating fray at the World Trade Organization and will likely decide the fate of three outstanding plurilateral negotiations: the Environmental Goods Agreement, the Trade in Services Agreement, and Fisheries Subsidies Agreement. The EGA and TISA talks failed to conclude by year’s end despite a concerted push by negotiators and the Obama administration to wrap them up, with the November election of Trump acting as a significant stumbling block to both sets of...

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