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China proposes ‘small steps’ to improve WTO ministerials, General Council

May 23, 2023 at 5:19 PM
To facilitate future decision-making, the World Trade Organization should convene a vice-ministerial or senior officials’ meeting ahead of a ministerial conference and revamp the General Council agenda to prioritize new proposals that require member decisions, China says in a new WTO submission. WTO members have focused reform efforts largely on the deliberative function, eyeing a series of incremental – and implementable – changes to facilitate better discussions, negotiations and, ultimately, decisions. This is seen by members as a way to...

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