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WTO Members Begin To Concede They Will Miss Work Program Deadline

July 09, 2015 at 9:12 PM
Many World Trade Organization members this week acknowledged they will miss a July 31 deadline to develop a substantive work program to complete the Doha round, bringing into question whether any outcome can be achieved by the December ministerial in Nairobi, Kenya, which some members have set as a deadline for the negotiations. This sober take on the status of the talks was expressed by a number of ambassadors during a July 8 informal meeting, according to Geneva sources, and...

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