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Global chemicals industry calls for WTO reform, sustainable trade

September 13, 2021 at 3:43 PM
The international chemicals industry is weighing in on the question of “modernizing” World Trade Organization, outlining recommendations on three fronts: A new agenda, reform, and future (and ongoing) negotiations. The new paper , released on Monday, was put out by the International Council of Chemical Associations, which represents the chemicals industry globally. Specifically, the recommendations call on WTO members to eliminate barriers for sustainable trade, foster regulatory cooperation on chemicals, agree to new rules on subsidies and state-owned enterprises, reform...

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