July 6, 2023

Co-convenors of e-commerce negotiations review progress, reflect on way forward

At a heads of delegation meeting on 6 July, participants in the e-commerce talks reaffirmed their commitment to a substantial conclusion of the negotiations by the end of 2023, with development issues at the heart of the future outcome. Flexibility, pragmatism and urgency are what is needed to achieve this goal, they stressed. Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told participants: “What you are currently accomplishing truly matters for the global economy, for development prospects, and for creating new job opportunities, especially for young people.”

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