MOFA, MOEA to head seminar in Taipei on WTO’s 20th anniversary

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-07-26
By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), will be heading a seminar this coming August to mark the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) founding agreements, reports said Sunday.

The event will also see the participation of the nation’s former representatives, Yen Ching-chang and Lin Yi-fu, to the WTO since Taiwan joined the trade body in 2002

As the 142nd member admitted to the WTO over a decade ago, the Republic of China joined the trade governing body under the name “Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei)” due to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) One-China policy.     [FULL  STORY]

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