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  • The XI Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization in Buenos Aires wrapped up
    posted 15 December 2017 17:18

    Through December 10 – 13, 2017, the XI WTO Ministerial Conference took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ukraine was represented by First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv, Deputy Minister, Trade Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolska, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration OlhaTrofymtseva, representatives of the Administration of the President of Ukraine and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.

    During the Conference, Ukraine supported the decision on extending the practice of not imposing customs duties on electronic transmissions for another two years till the next Ministerial Conference scheduled to hold in 2019. Moreover, Ukraine has joined a commitment from members to secure a deal on fisheries subsidies which delivers on Sustainable Development Goal by the end of 2019, as well as to improve the reporting of existing fisheries subsidy programmes