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WTO members reluctant to hold virtual ministerial on TRIPS waiver

January 10, 2022 at 5:44 PM
India’s bid to schedule a virtual ministerial meeting focused on the proposed waiver of some intellectual property obligations to fight the pandemic did not win the support of other World Trade Organization members on Monday, as they raised concerns about the virtual format as well as with a lack of progress in the negotiations. The heads of delegations gathered for an informal General Council meeting on Monday to discuss India’s request . The reactions were mixed, according to a Geneva-based...

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