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WTO deputy director-general, in Beijing, calls for more transparency, breakthrough in ag talks

April 20, 2018 at 5:21 PM
During a trip to Beijing this week, World Trade Organization Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff implored WTO members to be more transparent and notify the trade body of agricultural and fisheries subsidies, break through an impasse on agriculture negotiations and to de-escalate rising trade tensions. Wolff, a former U.S. diplomat, spoke at the China Agricultural Outlook Conference on Friday . He did not single out any WTO member by name. The U.S. has repeatedly raised the issue of transparency in the...

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