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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

U.S. commits to WTO outcome by end of the year

From Reuters:

'The United States is fully committed to an outcome to the Doha round of global trade talks by the end of the year, a senior U.S. Treasury Department official said on Wednesday. 'We are at a critical juncture in the Doha round,' DAVID McCORMICK, Treasury Under Secretary for international finance, said in a speech prepared for a conference in the southern Indian city of Chennai. 'This spring, we need to see progress on services and agreement on modalities for agriculture and non-agriculture market access if an agreement is to be completed by year's end,
' the text of the speech is available on Reuters.

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