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The WTO’s new ‘Geneva Package’: What’s been agreed?

WTO trade ministers have brought the institution’s 12th ministerial to a successful conclusion with a compromise deal on a package of measures on a TRIPS waiver, agriculture, fisheries and WTO reform. The deal, which has been christened the ‘Geneva Package’ by diplomats, also includes a 2-year extension of the existing …


MC12 update: A moment of truth

World Trade Organization negotiators were arguing late into the night on Wednesday in last-ditch negotiations to try and forge a compromise deal to rescue the ministerial negotiations from the prospect of ignominious failure. Chris Horseman reports in Geneva.