US Voices Support For Freer Trade, Finishing Doha

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 11:55 AM EDT) -- Echoing sentiments expressed by G-20 member nations last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Tuesday pledged U.S. support for trade liberalization among global economic powers and for pursuing an “ambitious and balanced conclusion” to the Doha Round.

Geithner's prepared remarks were delivered by Acting Assistant Treasury Secretary Mark Sobel during the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Istanbul.

In his statement, Geithner urged countries to avoid complacency and act fast to implement critical agendas designed to preserve the tentative progress...
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