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MC13: Abu Dhabi

U.S. plans proposal on forced labor outside of fisheries negotiations

February 28, 2024 at 3:49 PM
ABU DHABI -- The U.S. is expected to soon submit a proposal on forced labor outside of a draft text on fisheries subsidies, as several World Trade Organization members staunchly oppose the inclusion of language on forced labor in a fisheries deal, according to trade officials here. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai has said addressing forced labor in fisheries is a priority for the U.S. here at the WTO’s 13th ministerial conference. “I think the question is not whether forced...

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