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Why Nairobi WTO conference must deliver for Africa

Published on November 20, 2015

Trade negotiators from across the globe have up to Friday to agree on the agenda for the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) ministerial conference to be held in Nairobi— the first to be held in Africa.

The latest dispatch from the WTO indicates that negotiators who began to arrive in Geneva from Sunday have been given the short timeline to “agree on the remaining Doha Round issues and develop an outcome document for the 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi.”

The ministers have opted for “renegotiated outcome” after it became clear that Nairobi Conference slated for December 15 to 18 would not give the world a common trade policy. Read more. Source | Business Daily