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U.S. praises ‘trust’ built in WTO environmental talks as group looks to future actions

December 2, 2022 at 4:15 PM
A broad plurilateral environmental initiative at the World Trade Organization has succeeded in laying a foundation of “trust” in grappling with how trade policy should interact with environmental issues, particularly climate change, the U.S. said on Friday as WTO leaders pushed members of the initiative to move toward “concrete” actions in 2023. The Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions, the name of the initiative, include more than 70 members (counting the individual European Union member states), including some of the...

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