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U.S. sees more support for WTO proposals, but divide remains

October 13, 2020 at 5:15 PM
U.S. World Trade Organization proposals on special and differential treatment and market-oriented conditions are gaining traction in Geneva, where some members backed the initiatives at the General Council on Tuesday, but their advance remains unlikely as major members still are staunchly opposed. The two proposals have been fixtures of the General Council agenda since last year. U.S. Ambassador to the WTO Dennis Shea, in remarks at an informal heads-of-delegation meeting on Monday, identified the two issues as among the “root...

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