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WTO eyes mid- or late 2021 for rescheduled ministerial

March 25, 2020 at 4:56 PM
The World Trade Organization is weighing its options for rescheduling the 12th ministerial conference, now on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, identifying next June or even December 2021 as the most likely candidates depending on the availability of a venue, according to a report summarizing the discussions. The ministerial had been slated for early June in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo -- at the request of Kazakh officials -- has recommended the meeting be put on hold amid...


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