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WTO deputy calls for reinvestment in WTO amid growing pressures

June 13, 2018 at 4:07 PM
World Trade Organization Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff this week urged members to “rededicate” themselves to the multilateral organization as it faces strains from unilateral action by the U.S., trade retaliation, the rise of China, the potential for the Appellate Body to become defunct and declining trust in its rules. “What is needed is pragmatism and rededication to multilateralism through deeds. The widespread underinvestment in the multilateral trading system is a course that cannot be continued. The system needs renewal periodically...

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