WTO Members Bristle At US Proposal To Boost Transparency

Law360, New York (November 16, 2017, 3:20 PM EST) -- A U.S. proposal to increase transparency at the World Trade Organization by punishing members who do not file timely notifications of subsidies and other programs has received a cold reception from other delegations in Geneva, the WTO said Thursday.

Detailing a closed-door meeting of the Council on Trade in Goods that took place last week, the WTO said other members expressed concern and a lack of understanding about the transparency proposal, which the U.S. put on the table at the end of October in preparation for...
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