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WTO members plan to issue joint statement on e-commerce to pressure holdouts

December 12, 2017 at 12:44 PM
BUENOS AIRES -- A growing group of members at the World Trade Organization’s 11th ministerial conference is planning to issue a joint statement on e-commerce on Wednesday as a way to pressure other members that are blocking the formation of a new work program on the issue, according to informed sources. The joint statement had nearly 70 signatures as of midday Tuesday, counting the EU member states individually, sources said. Australia, Japan and Singapore are coordinating work on the statement...

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