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On 15 July, the World Trade Organization (WTO) held a ministerial meeting on fisheries subsidies, which confirmed the commitment to set the course for a successful outcome on negotiations before the WTO’s Ministerial Conference starting in November 2021. The Ministers reconfirmed their shared objective to reach an agreement that will make a meaningful contribution to halting the continued degradation of the world’s fisheries resources and the economic activities, and livelihoods they support. While some divergences remain, the consolidated text proposed by the Chair of the negotiations provides a solid basis for the final leg of the negotiations.

Read the full article here: https://ec.europa.eu/oceans-and-fisheries/news/wto-takes-important-steps...

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Publication date: 
15/07/2021
Publication Organisation: 
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Publication Author: 
Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Thematic Area: 
Sustainable fisheries
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