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WTO e-commerce still on ‘fast track,’ but outcomes not expected by ministerial

October 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM
GENEVA -- The electronic commerce negotiations at the World Trade Organization have been robust and constructive since launching officially earlier this year, sources said here, but outcomes are not expected by the WTO’s June 2020 ministerial as members eventually must grapple with contentious issues and a decision on scope. The talks are on the “fast track” -- at least by slow-moving WTO standards, the sources added. One source said there was a small chance of a small deal on less-divisive...

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