WTO Chief Urges Swift Implementation Of Bali Package

Law360, New York (February 6, 2014, 3:09 PM EST) -- The head of the World Trade Organization on Thursday called on the body's members to formally implement this year a package of trade concessions agreed to at a recent ministerial conference in Bali, Indonesia.

Urging the WTO economies to build on momentum stemming from the agreement on the so-called Bali package — which contained provisions on trade facilitation measures meant to cut red tape at borders and on agriculture and trade in developing countries — WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo said 2014 “should be the year...
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