India Says Food Security 'Non-Negotiable' At WTO Summit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 4, 2013, 3:29 PM EST) -- India's commerce minister said Wednesday at a World Trade Organization summit that his country would not budge on the issue of food security, as other WTO members heightened calls for a deal on new global trade rules.

Speaking on the second day of the ninth WTO ministerial conference in Bali, Indonesia, India Commerce Minister Anand Sharma called the agriculture component of the so-called Bali package "half-baked" and said that a "trade agreement must be in harmony with our shared commitments of eliminating hunger and ensuring the right to...
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