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An insider on the ministerial: ‘Against all odds … MC12 delivered’

June 22, 2022 at 3:28 PM
“Expectations were low, but the stakes were high,” World Trade Organization Deputy Director-General Anabel Gonzalez wrote last week, two days after the close of the WTO ministerial – a gathering that, she said, demonstrated both accomplishments and needs. “Against all odds … MC12 delivered,” Gonzalez said in a blog post published by the WTO, saying the members produced “concrete and tangible results” that “confirm that multilateral trade cooperation can respond to the challenges of today's world and help governments tackle...

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