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Weyand: WTO reform should include easier path for plurilateral deals

November 15, 2021 at 1:35 PM
World Trade Organization members need an “easier” way to integrate plurilateral agreements into the organization’s rulebook, European Commission Director-General for Trade Sabine Weyand said on Friday, calling for the idea to be a part of broader WTO reform discussions. A majority of the 164 WTO members, including the U.S., are involved in at least one of several plurilateral negotiations taking place at the organization, but the efforts, also known as joint statement initiatives, are still controversial for some countries. And...

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