July 18, 2017

Fisheries subsidies talks move forward with seven proposals and forthcoming compilation

WTO members on 18 July agreed to move to the next phase of negotiations on fisheries subsidies after a surge of new and revised proposals aimed at reaching a decision by December at the Ministerial Conference were submitted. Members assented to the preparation of a document compiling the proposals in the form of a matrix, which is intended to help members firm up positions over the summer ahead of intensive September negotiations.

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