Economics minister to attend WTO ministerial conference

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/12
By: Huang Chiao-wen and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Dec. 12 (CNA) Taiwan’s Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) will 201512120020t0001lead a delegation to the 10th World Trade Organization (WTO ) ministerial conference in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 15-18.

Deng said the issues on the agenda include whether to continue the Doha round of talks under the WTO or start new discussions since the Doha talks have not reached a conclusion since 2002.

The meeting will also discuss the items to be included on a list of environmental products, he said.

Other issues on the agenda include double checking a concession list by countries taking part in the expanded talks on an information technology agreement, Deng said.     [FULL  STORY]

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