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Inside U.S. Trade - 10/13/2017

Top officials eye WTO ministerial outcomes on fisheries, agriculture issues

October 12, 2017 at 5:52 PM
Trade ministers from about 40 countries have identified fisheries subsidies, public stockholding for food security purposes and domestic support for agriculture as areas where negotiators should focus their work ahead of the World Trade Organization's 11th ministerial, which is just two months away. Ministers met in Marrakesh, Morocco, on Oct. 9-10 in hopes of identifying what outcomes could plausibly be achieved by the December ministerial in Buenos Aires, Argentina. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer did not attend the meeting; the...

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