Press To Implement Trade Deal May Spur Future WTO Work

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 8:32 PM EST) -- While implementing a recent World Trade Organization agreement on a package of trade concessions may be too challenging to complete by the end of 2014, calls for swift movement by the WTO's chief could inject some momentum into other trade negotiations, attorneys say.

Following a ministerial conference in Bali, Indonesia, that resulted in the first WTO-wide trade agreement in nearly two decades, the organization's director-general, Roberto Azevedo, has now turned his attention toward implementing the so-called Bali package of trade concessions. In a recent speech, the...
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