WTO hails ‘historic’ first global trade agreement

Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Commerce ministers capped days of hard negotiations Saturday by approving a WTO agreement on international commerce they hailed as a “historic” boost for the trade body…

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“Rather than honouring the multilateral process, powerful nations will move to regional trade deals such as the TPP to advance harmful proposals that were rejected at the WTO.”

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