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WTO welcomes Seychelles as its 161st member

Published on April 29, 2015

On 26 April 2015, Seychelles became the 161st WTO member, ending 20 years of negotiating its accession terms with WTO members. “I am delighted to welcome the Republic of Seychelles as the 161st member of the WTO,” said Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. “This is great news for Seychelles’ economy and, therefore, for the people of Seychelles. It is also a boost for the WTO and a vote of confidence in the Organization, as we redouble our efforts to complete the Doha Round of negotiations.” Read more . Source | World Trade Organisation