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Members call for fresh thinking on WTO’s negotiating function

The WTO would function better if it could become more flexible in drawing on cross-cutting expertise both from within the organisation and from external stakeholders. This was one of a range of messages floated at this week’s meeting of the WTO’s general council, as discussions picked up speed on how …

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Week in Brussels: Trusted trader scheme audit, IRA

This week’s trade highlight in Brussels was a decision to introduce a temporary import safeguard on certain agricultural goods from Ukraine in five countries and until June – and a further decision to liberalise fruit and vegetables trade for Moldova. All this was capped by European Commission executive vice president …